Come live, garden and build with us in the mighty beautiful and wild jungle! Sierra Nevada, Colombia

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Colombia

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  • Description

    Description

    We are gardeners, builders, permaculturists and artists seaking to teach, learn and share.

    We aim to simply live in the jungle and protect the land.

    Only accessible by foot, the base camp is a 25 min hike from Minca, beautiful little town of international and colombian culture where you will find a true buena onda. Lively little town.

    Our little piece of paradise is situated in the Sierra Nevada, a wild and powerful jungle of majestic trees, magical cacao, waterfalls, birds and snakes.

    See below for the main goals of this season.

    :)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Sharing and learning, but mostly the opportunity to live in harmony with a wild nature that not many people gets to see.

  • Help

    Help

    We are seeking trade of knowledge.
    You have special skills or interests?

    Mid January we are building a bamboo and cob cabana and a natural pond with a team of about 8 people.

    But every project is welcome!

    Gardening, building, tracing paths, art, cooking, taking photos/videos, caring for the cacao forest... What else?

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, French and English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The accommodation is lovely but quite basic. There is no electricity or wifi, but there is phone service.

    We have a beautiful fully functioning outdoor kitchen. Compost toilets. Shower with a view ;)

    Good thing if you have your own tent and stuff. But we do have some tents and small mattresses.

    Also, we are 25 min hike from town, there is no road access. Having boots is a plus, there are snakes out there :) Don't be scared but be cautious.

    $$$$$
    We share the food costs, so no work is expected. We rely on the spirit of community.
    We always make truly amazing food with what seems to cost very little.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The most beautiful waterfalls in Minca are a short hike from our spot. And Minca is always there when we need to buy food, connect or simply change seneary.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    We ask for a minimum of participation, no more than 15 h a week is expected. But you know... we like to keep things simple and work only when the time is right for you.



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