Help with bio-construction and restoration in the mountain and on our beach-house in Galicia, Spain




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    Hi there!
    our international comunity needing some help in our magic mountain project. We, Kira(52) and Kai (56) our 2 kids (15+16) , Cesar (48) Sara (29), Ines (44) and her two kids, are living together in this beautiful valley enjoying the freedom and creativity given by this amazing spot. We all taking care of a big garden, sharing and opening new spaces for living in armony in this amazing place.
    We are working on our project with love and recycled materials in bioconstruction. Mainly we are working in restoration and repairing antique and recycled materials,old beautyful windows and funiture... baking our own bread, art therapy,tipies, music, massage... Right now we are restoring the second old stonehouse and a old hudge building in Baiona next to the beach for a pilgrim hostel.There for we need carpinters or people that really have a cearten know how of construction.So it would be possible to travel inbetween montain and beach area, where we welcome more people for sharing skills,experience and culture, also in the valley is a good help taking care of the big loving garden (watering plants,...), preparing the earth with aromatic and medicine plants. That for we needing your help mainly in bioconstruction like carpentry, stoneworks, pastery, gardening, painting in Baiona or painting the woodhouses, putting vense, cooking, bread baking and general maintenance, komposttoilette and work on the land ...,according your skills and talents. Slowly this ancient guesthouse will get more comfortable and chilly place by all our creative visitors..
    Minimum stay is 2 weeks ( if everything goes fine) and maximum we can feel how the energy flows...
    We welcome proper creativity...proper impulse!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    Each of us sharing our skills and experience teaching and learning about construction,restoration of antique materials, feeling how to live in and with nature, healthy food preparing and visions of live...culture ( amazing fiestas) and practise new languages, having relaxing walks in the countryside a swim in the clean river 5 min. walk and listen to your soul in the silence of the wild forest.

  • Help


    Mainly we gone work in restoration of recycled material, bioconstrucción like carpentry, stone works, set up of the compost toilet, painting woodhouses and restoring old beans and windows, gardening,cleaning mountain and forest maintaining, cooking, harvest, grape juice production
    In the beachhouse in Baiona: carpintery pasting, painting, restoring woodbeans....
    ...where ever you can fit in with joy and creativity.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Galician: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There will be space to sleep in a round woodhouse , Photos below. As well in summertime while we are working on the guesthouse we gone have a yurt tent for the volunteers. As long as the visitor bathroom is not finished you can use the bathroom in the main house, or in summertime the outside shower .There is a dry toilet next to the visitor houses. You will have a little kitchen for breakfast in the stonehouse. The general meal will be in the main house. There is electricity in the guesthouses and the yurt,as well you can use the internet during certain times of the day.
    You can smoke outside, in the finca. We are smokers and non-smokers. We are not sticking on any special diet, mainly fresh and healthy with main ingredients simplicity and vegetables of the season, please feel open and flexible in that way ...

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can reach Forzans or Ponte Caldelas by bus from Pontevedra or Redondela. There is only a bus once a day in the evening from Pontevedra. We are 21 km from the sea and just 6 min. from a nice clean river. You can get known about the cultural life and fiestas in the galician mountain and be part of our cultural happy association program..., bio/markets, festivals, concerts, wild beach visits and nature adventures...Galicia is a virgin non touristic area with a mount of space for new experiences . ...we are musicians and dancers giving space to passion on art.
    Please tell us about your preference of material that you enjoy to working with, tell us your skills and passions...
    If you want to come directly to Baiona you can get a bus from Vigo that runs every 40 min, the busstation is just aroud the corner....of the house

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    There are spots in the forest 200-300m next to the house...

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week depending the weather

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