Come and Help a Danish/Italian family on the magical island, Bornholm Denmark




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    Danish/Italian with two toddlers, soon some ducks to eat the snails in the garden ;-) and to have some fun with. We like to travel and meet people from our amazing planet. We like music, camping in the wild - running naked, sunshine, rocks, and to enjoy life and your story.... and ofcourse good healthy food ;-)

    Bought an old carpenters house on a magical island, Bornholm! Have had the pleasures of amazing work-awayers helping a lot. Thank you Simone, Jodi, Gennaro, Hans and Victor. Especially thanks to you Radoslav. You basically saved our ass ;-) Thank you Abu for sharing your energy and together we "forced tall fences" -next stop Istanbul ;-) Masa your sweet nature and careful touch with the brushes was a welcome guest.

    We together have done a lot in the garden and on the old house!
    ...and last winter we went to Vietnam, where Alette did a program in Global Health, while kiddos and Carlo where hanging out around the pool ;-) Far away from reparing and house planning, Jibiii!

    We need you IF you have a genuine interest in the concept of being a work away person!
    IF you can be a part of the house - family in a dedicated and respectful way.
    We are expecting you to give a hand in the kitchen ex. with cleaning dishes and ofcourse tighting up after yourself :-)

    We will velcome you having experience/knowledge in the following tasks:

    - Help with painting the kitchen, walls and cupboars.
    - Help with sparteling walls/ceiling in the kitchen.
    - Helping with painting different things.
    - Help with carpenter tasks/woodworks - a basement door needing new frame and insulation. Cutting a frame/polising for a window.
    - Cutting and fastend footpanels.
    - Constructiong a little glasshouse from recyckled windows.
    - Cleaning up old floor tiles.
    - Reaparing a brickstone wall outdoor.
    - Limestone paint the basement walls.
    - Diff. gardening work like; collecting sea weed for growing beds, spreading horse shit, laying a little stone path etc.

    Little info about us:
    Carlo Neapolitano... is a musician and painter/stucco Italiano. Alette loves to create and shine up the garden and to organise the work-awayers ;-) and making nice food :-) Our kids; Vento e Albarosa are "early" birds (7.30am) and are easy to fall in love with.

    We have never been up-cyckling an old house before, but realized that we have been able to develop new skills and managed a lot. With persistence and compassion!... in another reality we are dreaming about a tiny house, down grading, travel even more: and just beeeee :-)
    With love, Alette

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn Danish hi hi, English and Italian (Carlo also speaks spanish). To meditate in a very varied and beautiful nature. We live 3.5 km away from an amazing coast and the Baltic Sea. Here you can learn how it can be to be isolated, depending on your own skills, patience and quietness ;-) We have the view to a round church-the rumours are the templars where here.... defenately some of the magic you will catch at the oldest castle ruin of North Europe, Hammershus. Dive into your imagination and live the adventure among granite covered landscapes and the forest with the bisons. In summer the villages at the sea side vibrates like in the south. We grow even figs trees here :-) You will jump on the tramboline, go for a swim, driving through really beautiful landscapes and to the activities around the irland (right now an International Street performer festival). Aware that this island is condiscioned by the island life as both isolated and having tourist leaving. The last ones in September and for sure in October ;-)
    We share stories from our cultures, try learning to live in the moment and talk about the condicisions of the human kind ;-)

  • Help


    For now, 2019 we would need and appreciate you with your "handy and skilled hands" for some carpenter jobs, paintin etc. Please read the excact description in the section telling "A little about us".
    Importante:..... We can not give you adress for cpr registration. We can host you with some practical experiences - and you who are relating to our well defined decriptions of the different tasks, thank you so much :-)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Italian, Danish, Spanish, little German and French

  • Accommodation


    Tent or a big sunny room on first floor with a big nice bed.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    100 meter to the bus stop. We have bikes and a car. It's a summer holiday island with plenty of activities, sights, tourists and atmosphere. It's the most beautiful place in DK! Fantastic bicycle routes and along the route many free nice shelters for camping. From us there is 3.5 km down hill to the Baltic Sea with rocks and sand. We have 2 km to the waterfall from where there is a magical trekking route through the landscape once formed by the moving ice. We have a local supermarked 100 m away and street lights shotting down 11pm which leaves you with an absolutely quite night, uhmmm ....only to woke up from the singing birds in the wild cheerie trees.... See you :-)

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

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