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When someone mentions going to Australia on a Working Holiday Visa (WHV) an automatic thought would go out to the horrific stories of doing farm work. Why would people want to do this hard labor? Is farm work really that bad? Is it dangerous? Well, in this blogpost I will tell you about my personal farm work experience which happened to be everything but horrific!  As probably many backpackers (like you) I always said I would never do farm work in my life. Also I had heard all the horror stories about backpackers working long hours in the burning sun without even getting paid or even worse abused. But of course something had changed my mind and that was the fact that I had fallen in love with an Australian girl who lived a one and half hour drive inland from Melbourne in the middle of nowhere, Bendigo. The reason…