Work and play at beautiful Orust island, Sweden

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Sweden

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    28/06/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    Fellow Workawayers, it's with a warm heart I welcome you to my small place on earth. I have many plans and I'd love it if you wanted to join me! There are fences to be looked over (and repaired haha), a barn to be painted, plants to water and chickens to feed. There is also a sea to plunge, a forest to wander and rocks to climb. There's mackerel to put on the barbeque and tomatoes to put in the sallad.

    This year I'm planning to build a sauna and a cabin.

    Orust island is a beautiful vibrant place with a stunning coast and lush inland, I encourage you to explore it while you are here. I have bikes you can use and an old Saab that needs weekly exercise. In spring and early summer I go forage for wild foods like nettles, ramsons, sand leeks and garlic mustards - and later blueberries, lingonberries, chanterelles and other mushrooms.

    In your free time you can also go walking, horse riding, biking, rock climbing, kayaking, swimming, snorkeling and fishing.

    I don't count the hours I work myself and I'm not going to count yours either. I belive in mutual exchange and communication.

    If you have any questions - just ask! :)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I can share the things I've learnt about growing food and having animals, it's an ongoing learning process! I can also share my view on health and nutrition, wild plants and old techniques of cooking.

  • Help

    Help

    Fencing
    Repairing an old stone wall
    Gardening
    Building a sauna and a cabin

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Swedish, English, Spanish (and very little Portuguese)

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have your own caravan, small and cozy. Shower is in my house. I provide lunch and dinner, which I make from local and organic ingredients. I'm open to cater for different diets.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Gothenburg has an airport (Landvetter) as well as ferries from both Denmark and the UK. You can also arrive by train. From Gothenburg there are trains and buses to Stenungsund and Varekil - where I can pick you up.

  • 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?

    One

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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