This is a wonderful 60 hectares (148 acres) farm surrounded by beautiful views, a lot of nature and really good heart people. The farm has been in our family for almost 30 years. Now we are trying to put it better because in the near future we want to have a glamping place there.
The farm is an hour away from Melgar, a town 2 hours away from Bogotá. You can arrive easily by bus to Melgar. Then you will have to get a bus at specific hours that is going to leave you at the entrance. Then it will take you a 15 minutes walk to the house. The weather is really nice: warm during the day, but not so cold at nights. The farm is 1.600 mts.
We are receiving workawayers of any kind who love farm working and nature. Even though we have specific activities we want workawayers do, we are more than welcome receiving people with new, different and even crazy ideas.
You can plant trees, take care of the gardens, manage cows, supervise chickens, learn how to make fences or even try to build a new shelter. We are also trying to rebuild the old house. This is out main project now. We are not experts, but try to do our best.
We live in Bogotá and visit the farm on weekends. But we have a lovely family of farmers who are in charge of the farm. They are going to host you, coordinate your activities and help you to have a pleasant stay. For sure, we will be in touch everyday in order to help you as much as we can.
Help with Eco project
It is a very good place to learn how farmers live in Colombia. You will meet very kind and easygoing people always willing to help you and teach you about how to take care of animals and how to plant.
Below you can find some (but not the only) activities that you can do at the farm:
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Activities related to the future glamping:
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I speak English & Spanish / The family in the farm only speaks Spanish
The accommodation is modest, but clean and comfortable.
We have a big room for workawayers with a double bed and a bunk bed. We will provide you clean sheets, blankets and pillow.
The bathroom is shared.
You will get a hot coffee in the morning. Also breakfast, lunch and dinner similar to what people eat there. You can cook your own meals if you have any special diet; also we can help you if you need any specific food. Maybe we can help you to cook your food.
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Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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