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Creators, musicians, spiritual researchers welcome in southeast Bulgaria

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  • Last activity: 13 Jun 2024

Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    I'm Julia, a seasoned workawayer living in a big beautiful house and creating a retreat and workshop space. I'm very laid back and love culture exchanges with people, so I'm happy to have some company. I'm an herbalist, a meditator, a musician and a gardener. I love to sing and joke around, as well as have guests, as I like to take care of others. I appreciate those with a positive attitude about life and those that like to do artistic and musical projects, work with the land, prepare quality food and have philosophical talks.

    This year I am hosting sustainability workshops, creativity retreats and musical events. The house is newly renovated and beautiful, a very nice and comfortable place to live in. I am creating a landscape and medicinal garden with the fertile land. If you are a creator, I would love you to help us spice up this peaceful portal!

    The house is right on rolling hills, meadows and forest where you can walk and walk and enjoy beautiful views, birds chirping and harmonize with Mother Nature and appreciate the simplicity of the Bulgarian countryside way of life. I aim to create a safe space for those who need a break from the ever-increasingly confusing 'society', to create and express in a stress-free environment.

    I like to have workawayers around for good company and to get projects done faster that are difficult to do by myself. I genuinely want volunteers to come here to share and enjoy the space for their own personal development, as well as add some of their essence to the projects here on the property, although I do appreciate strong workers who can help with manual labor.

    I have a cat that sometimes may come to purr on you and give you love, if you would like.

    I don't have WIFI here but the phone signal is good, and if you need the internet I can give you a hotspot. This is a great place to forget about the internet and the outside world. :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers can learn any of the skills that I have from 15 years of free life, traveling the world and managing properties. You can learn about herbal medicine, foraging, gardening, meditation, cooking, and most of all, how to relax and enjoy the abundant artistic life. You can benefit if you are a creator and would like psychic and clean energetic space to explore your craft. This year we will have some small music events and workshops and volunteers can participate in the preparation of those, and take part in them as well. :)

  • Help

    Help

    Currently I am hosting creative residencies and prefer those who can manage their own essentials. You are welcome to come here to explore your craft, live in a peaceful environment and utilize the materials and equipment that I have available, and I can provide the atmosphere to create.

    Our exchange will be organized based on what you would like to share here, and the help that I currently need when you would like to join. :)

    Everyone keeps their own schedule. I usually wake up early and meditate for at least an hour in the morning, so mornings are usually quiet and relaxed.

    I welcome those who love playing music and singing, telling jokes and living life as a theater, spiritual practitioners, chefs and artists of all kinds!

    I have a lot of materials for creating beauty and art, so if you like to create with random materials, or sew, you are welcome to come create here. I would prefer volunteers who are good at taking care of themselves and being in their own energy, while able to respect the space and take pride in their own art, and in helping the property grow.

    I love to share, laugh, forage for food and medicine in the wild, make music with others, do yoga and tai chi, meditate, relax and contemplate on the essences that give life meaning. :) This is a great place to participate in creative endeavors while being able to enjoy down time with the earth and appreciate nature.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Hungarian: Fluent
    Bulgarian: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    I am a native English speaker, enjoy practicing Spanish and Hungarian and am actively learning Bulgarian.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Several private spaces for sleeping and two shared bathrooms. I keep a vegetarian diet. I usually only cook in the evenings. The local shop with snacks and general foods is about a 8 minute walk and I go to town every Tuesday for the farmer's market and shopping at the local supermarket.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is abundant outside space for relaxing, an electric piano, 2 guitars as well as some other small instruments. Musicians welcome! There is also workshop space for private meditation or yoga sessions, or whatever activity you need quiet and privacy for. We have plenty of yoga mats.
    I can pick you up by car in the nearby village which is about 12 minute drive, and about a 1 hour bus from Burgas. It's a quiet life here, but if you are eager to explore, you can find a bus to the sea easily, and hitch hike around or find a bus to many beautiful and fun places. I am also new to exploring this area of Bulgaria, so you can come along as I slowly integrate into the community here. I also like to drive to beautiful nature places to sometimes have longer walks.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    You have space and a desk upstairs to work online. I only have a hotspot, so I would prefer if you are spending hours online, that you would have a SIM card for your own internet.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a lot of space and electrical outlets outside.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    I am willing to accept pets, but if your dog is really barky, then I would prefer not. I like it to be peaceful here. :)

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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Host ref number: 113156851162

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