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Off-grid cristal mountain community in Vila Longa, Portugal

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  • Last activity: 28 May 2024

Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello lovely people, iam your host Matias 37 years young from Denmark. I live in a small community together with to old friends. And good friends that owns the land next to os. There is 3 other communitys. And in total we are around 50 people. We are based in a beautiful valley in central Portugal, among forests, mountains, and a wonderful river, loads of cristals and pure cristaline water.
 We wish to create a sacred space for healing and our own personal development, were we can live in peace, grow our food and take care of the earth and nature around us.

    We have about 4 hectares of land in total and we are still in the process of creating basic infrastructure, planting gardens, making orchards and building little houses, we wish to live as self sufficient as possible.

    We come from Denmark and are very easy going, hard working, honest and open minded people and welcome all those who wish to work in making this world into a better place, we expect you to be kind and respectful.

    Here you can find a nice place to go down to basics and explore the offered adventure, reconnect with nature, learn by doing , eat healthy and relax while connecting with nice open hearted people.


    Recent Update:
    We are quite busy at the moment so we are looking for independent and dynamic workawayers who can do things on their own and can find their way around, at the moment we are doing some winter preparations so we need helpers to help us making firewood and water connections, shelters to keep stuff away from rain, forest cleaning and landscaping,etc

    We are looking for a long term Workawayer that can help us with all around tasks here and there.

    We can offer a little cozy, fire heated wood cabin, that u can make into your little home while u are here, you might have to share it with another volunteer if thats the case,
    We like you to stay for a minimum of four weeks, so you have sufficient time to settle in and learn different practices.


    working hours are flexible and we expect you to manage your own tasks, we wont always have 5 hours a day but sometimes the work will be harder than others,

    We have 5 families and 3 other communities as neighbours in the same big valley, with a lot of children and animals, we wish to respect their privacy and don't pop up uninvited. 
As we are a children friendly environment with a healthy lifestyle, we ask of our guests for no drugs and only small amounts of alcohol policy to be respected
 we aint no saints, and we do enjoy a good party ;) he he , but not every day and with moderation.

    Do bring good working gear/ clothes, rain boots, rain clothes and warm clothes.. as much as it can be sunny 20 degrees in the end of november there can be some chilly nights and rainy days, so we ask you to be prepared for that!

    any questions- don't hesitate to ask!


  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    We are very easy going, hard working, honest and open minded people and welcome all those who wish to work in making this world into a better place, and we expect you to be kind and respectful.
    Here you can find a nice place to go down to basics and explore the offered adventure, reconnect with nature and learn from permaculture principles and eco building, eat healthy and relax while connecting with nice open hearted people.

  • Help

    Help

    Garden, landscaping, painting, small building projects.

  • Languages spoken

    Danish: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Swedish: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We like you to stay for a minimum of four weeks, so you have sufficient time to settle in and learn different practices.


    Ideally you have a van, so you have your own space and comfort for the winter months (it gets really cold at night during winter!)

    For the winter season we offer a little wood cabin you can share with other workawayers

    We eat together around 14.00 from Monday to Friday. You can cook what you want for breakfast and dinner. All the food is on the house. The big share kitchen is strictly vegan. But you can eat what you want in your little house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are based in a beautiful valley in central Portugal, among forests, mountains, a wonderful river and 10 minutes walk away from a bigger flood, loads of cristals and pure cristaline water.

    3 km away you will find Vila Longa, from where you can take the bus. The closest villages you can find bout 20-25 minutes drive away, Penalva Do Castello or Satao. There is cafees, restaurants, shops and stores.

    And 40 minutes away you find the city Viseu.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Yes wifi is available

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a lot of space for campers in quiet And beautiful nature.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 374551736466

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