Looking for help to improve our guesthouse, camping and brewery in the countryside of Salta, Argentina

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi, my name is Matia, I`m working in tourism in the last 14 years and we have a project to work on this with my family. We are 2 members, my mother(62), and me(38). We own a peace of land with a very nice view of the mountains, The Andes, in the province of Salta, that`s north of Argentina. Salta has become a growing touristy destination because of stunning landscapes and there`s the chance to develop activities in the nature related to the mountains like hiking, trekking, climbing, camping and enjoying the nature in our land.

    The project starts with the idea of improving our campground and brewery in all related to the services to the guests. The main idea is to use ecological techniques and the local materials available like, rocks, mud and logs.

    Some flats were bilded and now we have to finish part of them in order to host more people. Then it´s needed to paint the rooms, the new swiming pool and some garden work. To colect wood is also helpfull. On the other side people with knowledge of digital marketing and social media would be good if can help us to improve the sales of the guest house.

    For this we need help, there´s a lot to do and we can provide a very good and comfortable place to stay, internet and our friendship of course. I speak English, and I`m also improving my German. We love to be in touch with people from different countries and we want you to have a very nice experience while being in Salta with us.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity 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

    Of course in this experience you will be able to improve your Spanish, learn about the local culture, local food as well and building techniques. A strong spirit is needed because the job is not easy and we will support you in everything you need. Our home is near by and there we have all the facilities to host you.

  • Help

    Help

    At the moment we want to finish 2 flats to host more people. We need to paint them, also the new swiming pool, gardening, colect wood.

    For the future, when finishing with our guest house we want to work on the next stage of the proyect, ( build a base camp, clean part of the land on the way to the mountain, cutting the grass, improve the trail to get to the top of the mountain. We also need to make small signs to help visitors not to lose the trail. The way to the top of the mountain takes about 2 hours walking.)

    The third stage of the project is to build a refuge at the top of the mountain with rocks, mud and logs. We will need to carrie some materials to the top and then start the construction.

    So, there´s a lot to do, We estimate a few years of work until the trail and the refuge area is ready.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    German: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    I want to improve my German

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have for you an Independent flat with one big room in the first floor, a kitchen, toilets with hot shower and big green patio in the lower level. When the flat is busy there is also the chance to be hosted in the camping area.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The specific area were the project is, is in La Caldera, a small village 20 km in the north of the city of Salta, Argentina. The area is a valley surrounded by beautiful mountains, very green with a river and lake around.

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week




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