Experience life by the polar circle in Jokkmokk, Sweden

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  • Last activity: 18 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    My name is Liv. I work as a professional dancer, touring Sweden a lot with my own company. I am lulesami, indigenous of sweden and in my art I reflect on this. I live alone but love to have people around me. At the moment Im creating lots of projects around my house to make it a nice place to visit. I would say that Im a very creative person both at work and in my life in general.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The guests at my place will experience a cultural exchange with the sami, indigenous culture. I live right above the polar circle of sweden, where you might get to experience the northern lights, see reindeers, experience how it is to live in an extreme climate with a lot of snow in the winter and constant sunlight/midnight sun in the summer.

  • Help


    During your stay I’m hoping to have a culture exchange where you will learn more about my culture, Sápmi. During you stay we will cook food together, I might need some help in the garden depending of the time of the year and some casual maintenance of the house.

    Looking forward meeting people from all over the world who wants to experience the life by the polar circle.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    Im happy to teach some english.

  • Accommodation


    You will stay at my house where I have 5 rooms and a kitchen. Depending on how many people are at my place, you will have your own room, or share a bunk bed with another work-ayaw. I live close to the center of Jokkmokk. I have a garden, some forest and lots of nice hiking tracks next to my house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In the area there are lots of nice hiking tracks. By borrowing my car you might also get the opportunity to hike in some national parks near by Jokkmokk, like Muddus, with or without me, depending on my time. I love going outside making a fire, if you want, I can teach you haw to do it yourself. Jokkmokk has an amazing sami museum that I truly recommend you visiting. During the summer Im arranging a big dance show, If your interesting helping out with those preparations, your more then welcome joining the shows for free. There are 2 lakes close to the house, where you can go for a swim in the summer. In the winter I recommend a midnight walk to get to see the northern lights. In the winter you might also be lucky enought to visit me when we have reindeers close by. In that case I will bring you to them and we can feed them together.

    In the wintertime I also live close to "Jokkmokks guiderna" where you can by a ticket to go dog-sledding. I recommend you to book it far in advanced, some weeks are very busy for them.

    In the basement I have a sauna you can use when ever you like.

  • 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

    Your welcome to work from my place, bu please use your own room while doing this. My internet connection is not great so would recommend bringing your own if thats essential.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    There are space for one extra car next to the house. A van might not fit, but you can probably put it by a friends house a few blocks away.

  • 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: 445259244737

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