Project AirBnB is going brilliantly. We have had at least one set of guests a week since we opened for business in mid-January and we still have queries and bookings coming in. We only charge $70/night which initially made me wonder whether it was going to be worth it...but it all adds up when you get the regular bookings. Plus there have been other benefits. The girls love it. Yesterday's visitors, two young women from the USA, were apparently their "favourite visitors." Alt
We were honoured to host the local Igirlz group from Omokoroa on Monday night. They are a fantastic group of girls who are completing a farm badge so they will be making some alpaca products with our fleece too. Obviously I was of no use to them in that regard but they have found a local felter to come in and show them how it is done.
With thanks to the Omokoroa Igirlz for the use of their photos.
We only mated five alpacas this year as a lot of our girls would have ended up having their babies too late in the season, so we are 'rescheduling' them back to having babies in January and early February. Bad timing really as we have had more requests for alpacas this year than since we started ten years ago!
We got three girls - two white and one light fawn. And two boys - one black (with our nemesis - the white facial splodge!) and one medium brown. And this year's theme