Help develop my place and discover the unique Mallin Grande in Patagonia, Chile



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    Hi everyone !!
    I´m Jorge and my family and me have a big project :
    Create a camping in a village located in Mallin Grande in Patagonia in Chile.
    I bought a land in this village and for now there the place is very basic.
    It´s the beginnig of a big project for me and my family. We are strating from nothing so are you ready to start with us ??

    Don't worry guys i have experience in all these fields (construction, plumbing, plainting...) So I just needs hands to help me and also brains to give me ideas. Im willing to hear your ideas to make this camping better.

  • 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

    Mallin Grande is a unique place in Patagonia because its a small village surounded by beautiful lakes. And every year there is a rodeo with local horse rider. This festival is held in february. I wont teach you how to ride a horse but i can teach you spanish and all mt skills needed for making the camping. And of course im willing to listen to all your ideas for making the camping and to learn english

  • Help


    As i said, it´s the very beginnig so everything needs to be started, we need to :
    - make a space for table
    - paint the toilets
    - clean the land and make it flat
    - make a sceptic plant for used water
    - find places on the way to the camping to put the road advertising
    - make a fire place
    - make a cooking place
    and more...

  • Languages spoken

    English: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    There is a small horse on the land where i want to make the camping. Its very simple but you will have mattress there for spending good nights. There are toilets outside but soon (thanks to your help) real toilets will be ready. I will provide artificial lights because there is no electricity yet. And it will be possible to charge your phone in my car (i can share internet from my phone of you need)

    My idea is a turnover:
    Everyday one person will cook whatever he/she wants. And i will be part of the turnover!! Of course i will buy everything we need. This is the best way to discover new recipies. For you and me

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Mallin Grande is located on the Carretera Austral which is known for its beauty.
    Around Mallin Grande the landscape is breathtaking. It´s surroundes by mountains and lakes The colours of the lakes around is turquoise
    There´s a hiking path of 7 kilometers that leads you in a place full of fossiles (it´s called "senderos de los fossiles). There´s also a waterfall not far from the village where you can swim with an amazing view on the turquoise lake and the mountains.
    Of course i will show you around everything you want !!

  • 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

    5 hours/day 5 days week maximum

Host ref number: 436317258731