Come live in the forest and help with building projects in Småland, Sweden

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Sweden

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a german couple in their early fifties living in the forest. We have an old copper- and nickel mine in the Highlands of Småland. Nearby we have some old Swedish cottages some needs to be refreshed. There are other projects on the agenda as well like building an activity playground for children with natural material.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Information about traditional building methods in Sweden
    knowledge about the area with an old tradition in mining and metal production
    the way of living in the countryside of Sweden

  • Help

    Help

    We need help for different things:
    eco-building: painting with traditional swedish mud paint
    interior construction (walls, plumbing, bathroom, laying tiles and so on)
    gardening: cutting gras and trees
    cooking/shopping: If you love to cook your help will be appreciated (we like to cook fresh food)

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Sami: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    there are different types of accommodation to choose from: wooden hut (5mx3m) in the forest without electricity
    little wooden chamber (ca. 3mx3m).

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    there is no public transport but there are bikes for discovering the wonderful quite surrounding.

  • 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

  • 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

Host ref number: 268749687547