No washing machine or dryer means that all clothes, sheets, towels, and anything else needs to be washed by hand and hung on the line to dry.
|We have laundry done four or five days a week.|
It's interesting to try to explain life in the US to some of the women here. I told one of my friends that I didn't have anyone to help me in the house when I was in the States. She was surprised, so I tried to explain that I do less work cooking and keeping house by myself in the States than I do here with a whole team of people. It was hard for her to believe.
We're glad to have a chance to build relationships with some special women, while finding ways to make our daily life possible!
If you are interested in reading more on the subject, Debunking 5 Myths about Expat Life talks about some of the realities of household help, along with some misunderstandings people can have about living in another country.