Join a Himalayas family and help around the house in Pyrenées, France



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    Hello, we are a mix couple french and tibétan with one child 6 years old.
    Sonam is from nomad ethnie in tibet, she is very good cook, i am an eternal learner, love to learn news things everyday.
    after many years in népal, we are bit "népali style" to try to take it easy and be simple.
    if you are interested by tibétan culture and south west french culture, we are the good place for you.

    We are preparing a long world tour with our bus for next year but now, we still working on our house and the bus
    Make bathroom, wood floring, work in the garden, a lot of job...
    We live in a beautiful place in the south west of france, in the Pyrénées national park.
    we are Jewelers, working with stones and silver, we sale it on our website and in our small shop.
    we need help to finish our home, give some music class to our daughter, cook, work in the garden ect...

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are used to live in international team, sonam is from nepal and i am from france but lived in népal for many years, i was paragliding teacher there. We worked in our paragliding school in népal with bulgarian, american, brasilian, french, swiss, nepali, tibetan and many other different people all together.
    We love to meet news faces, kind and happy people.
    We are close to many amazing place. unesco world heritage. Close also from Lourdes the miracle city ....

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Need somebody who knows a bit how to work with his hands, we will work together, need to make a bathroom and new floor for the shop, bit of electricity, a bit of plombery, a bit of everything.

  • Languages spoken

    Tibetan: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will be in a private appartment, just finished.
    we will eat together, sonam love to cook and love to learn new recepies.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can visit Gavarnie where is the bigest waterfall of europe, we can fly paragliding together or hike around.
    "le pont d espagne" wich is a very particular valley with andemic vegetation, amazing lakes. Close to our home, there is hot bath, nice river for kayaking, nice clif for climbing. We can borow you a cycle to moove around.

    transportation :
    the bus stop 50 m from home, you can take the train to lourdes then, the bus to our place, lau balagnas.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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