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Hi I'm Valentina, a 40 years old Neapolitan woman :-) Something about myself:
I studied psychology and I lived in South America, where I worked for different NGO as psychologist and social worker.
In 2010 I moved to Ireland where I lived for 7 years. There I learnt about self sufficiency, organic gardening, fishing, blending and dispensing herbal remedies.
I'm a qualified massage therapist, trained in Swedish massage, Thai massage, reflexology, sport and deep tissue massage.
3 years ago I bought my piece of land in Portugal, after travelling and volunteering as workawayer for a year.
It's a little paradise, surrounded by nature and only 10 minutes driving to the beach.There is a pond on the property and a small stream too. There are over 6000 m2 of land with fruits trees, sheep and bees. I also have 5 chickens and 2 sweet dogs.
I like practicing yoga and acroyoga, I enjoy hikes in the forest, good food, wine, music, movies and spending time with friends. I love working with my hands, creating beautiful (and not so beautiful) things, fixing broken stuff, restoring, renovating. I love to see tangible results and the feeling of accomplishment that comes with it.
Any help is welcome here, just drop me a message!
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
Learning Portuguese, English and Italian. Learning about vegetarian and Italian recipes. Learning about gardening and medicinal plants. Learning about general building, DIY and renovation. Learn about pond maintenance and water management.
building, renovation, roofing, painting, landscaping, gardening, forest maintenance, painting, restoring furniture, stream clearing, planting trees, French drains, pond maintenance.
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Plenty of space for camping, a cosy room in one of the houses. In winter bed next to a big wood burner stove, nice and warm!
In their time off, helpers can relax at the stunning Sao Martinho do Porto bay or visit one of the surrounding historical towns, like Alcobaça or Batalha with their beautiful monasteries. Helpers can also enjoy hiking as the area offers amazing paths in the forests.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have fiber optic at the property for a fast and reliable connection.
There is a big parking space at the property that can accomodate vans.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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