Help around the hillside forest retreat and explore Pecs, Hungary

  • Hungary
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  • Last activity: 1 May 2023



 Min stay requested: No minimum



  • Description


    My name is Donát, born and raised here in Pécs, Southern Transdanubia, Hungary- my grandma was american- worked as a tour guide in Pécs- dad was a photo artist. Age 17 California - Budapest 8 years- (art movie film distributor-ngo facilitator) Gyűrűfű Eco Village 16 years. Fluent english, keen on all sports, built a mud house, nowdays I work as a carpenter and enjoy woodworking a lot😄⚒

    The place: It is up on the Mecsek mountain- above the mediterranian city of Pécs. Dry rock walls steep hillside roads, green terraces. Work is painting - sanding wooden structures, dry stone wall building, fencepost planting, building árt possibly. The city is 1 km downhill😁good nightlife beautiful garden pubs loads of foreign students for Pécs is a University town of 150000 inhabitants....

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Can teach adobe skills- plastering, fluent english, work as a carpenter- so may teach some basic woodworking/ travelled and openminded person keen on merting people around the world...

  • Help


    carpentry, rock wall construction, raised bed construction, fence building, light strucure house building, pathways, treehouses, clearing land- leveling steep hillside, landart

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    I’ve been teaching english for 25 years- learned russien-french- spanish- german as well and am keen on learning any language actually🤩😎

  • Accommodation


    Light structure houses- rooms in a forest, camping is possible also- you may put up your hammock anywhere for the place is in a forest. Outdoor shower-compost toilet (will build a proper outdoor bathroom this spring) in cold days wood heated boiler for shower-vegetarian kitchen- cooking is communal- also outdoor- plus I have a wine cellar that serves as kitchen...warm soups- vegetable stews- homemade bread or pita...
    goat farm close by if you want to go chease tasting, excellent local wines also available...

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Good local bus transport until 22:30 from then on it’s hiking uphill or cab. Wine country, lakes as well, but some good brews too. 2000 year old city- romans been here😁 turks too😀habsburgs too😎✌️ Ranch is within the city limits but very much in the mountain few neighbours in the hillside-you can make music-smoke no problem-I prefer ambient music so it won’t bother anyone around...I have a car & if I have time off we can split the gas money I’d be happy to take you around the county...

  • 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 possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    I have a dog Boyka, but if your pet doesn’t get along with him they can be stay separated, there will be an electric fence to keep eild boar outside😁 this is a forest✌️

  • 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: 486668672768


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