Help with the creation of an off-the-grid communal project in Mosfiloti, Cyprus



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  • Description


    *From July 2021 until December 2021 I'm giving priority to couples or groups of two or three, because I'm away from home a lot due to a new job duties. There is option to camp outside (Bring your own camping gear, tent/sleeping bag), or stay inside the caravan. I can accept 5 workawayers in total.

    In 2019 I returned home from a year long journey to Latin America. After indulging in the outdoors I found it really hard to be accustomed to waking up in four walls and away from nature. So I decided to return to nature and all its gifts. The universe sent me this wonderful piece of land, which i called 'ananke'.

    My ambition is for this place to become a safe space to celebrate diversity through the arts, communal projects, that unite all people, including ones that are marginalised and face problems of social exclusion. A place to unite with each other, animals and nature, to exchange knowledge love and support, to find comfort, nourishment and companionship in the arms of nature.

    The land is fertile and perfect for growing delicious food which is tended to be shared with all who exchange their good vibes. The land is host to pigs, birds, cats and probably foxes sometimes and now my puppies and myself. It's off the grid in a forest area, 15 minutes walk from the village of Mosfiloti, peaceful and full of opportunities.

    We currently have no electricity (there's a generator for emergencies) and no Internet connection. This makes it a unique opportunity to reconnect with our basic needs and to re-evaluate what is really a necessity.

    The journey is just beginning and with open arms I'm inviting you to be part of it.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Staying in the place would be an absolute cultural exchange because you would meet parts and people of Cyprus that you probably wouldn't get a chance to if you had visited for holiday. This is because it's off the grid in a rural area surrounded by beautiful villages. And villages means authentic food, experiences and people! The location is central to the island meaning you can be in either Nicosia or Larnaca in 25 minutes and Limassol in 40 minutes (by car). If your stay is long enough you'll definitely get to meet my friends and visit the places where I grew up and a look of Cyprus from a local's perspective, which would be awesome!

  • Help


    Travellers visiting Cyprus are welcome to stay with me while helping me with the daily activities of the land, and depending on the needs of each period, with the specific projects going on.
    *The daily activities include:
    - feeding of piggies and chickens
    - watering trees and plants
    - weeding
    - keeping all areas clean and tidy

    *upcoming projects include the creation of shelter for caravan shade, the construction of a wooden platform for activities, the construction of a tree house, and the construction of a cob house under the trees.

    You can always choose what you feel comfortable doing and your suggestions and proposals are encouraged! All and any type of artists are welcome! If you are interested in organising a workshop with any knowledge that you may want to share please let me know in advance so we can try to arrange that!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Greek: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

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  • Accommodation


    Caravan or camping
    Food will be cooked together and shared

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is no electricity and no internet available but you can find internet in the village if you need it which is a 15-20 minute walk away or whenever possible I can give you a lift. There's a bus stop nearby which you can catch to visit other villages or towns. Also there's a couple of monasteries and old churches that are worth visiting around the area. There's also awesome bike rides in the neighboring mountains!

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    There's plenty of space to park your vehicle in the property.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    feel free to ask me!

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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