Help with some gardening and artistic projects in a bio-diverse area, Horquetas Sarapiqui Heredia, Costa Rica

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Costa Rica

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    15/09/2020

 
  2020 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello my name is Miguel,

    I am from Costa Rica, for the last 20 years we have been developing a family project in Horquetas de Sarapiqui Heredia. It is a place surrounded by nature with large green areas and large gardens. I am a civil engineer now I am retired and enjoying life and our project .
    I travel to the project several times a week the person who lives full-time in my mother-in-law Doña Me a very dynamic and active person with a joy that radiates the whole project. She would be the person with whom you would share your stay in our project. most of the time.


    Hola mi nombre es Miguel

    Soy de Costa Rica,durante los últimos 20 años hemos estado desarrollando un proyecto familiar en Horquetas de Sarapiqui Heredia.Es un lugar rodeado de naturaleza con grandes areas verdes y amplios jardines.Soy ingeniero civil ahora estoy retirado y disfutando de la vida y de nuetro proyecto.
    Yo viajo al proyecto varias veces a la semana la persona que vive a tiempo completo en mi suegra Doña Me una persona muy dinamica activa y con una alegria que irradia todo el proyecto.Ella seria la persona con la que compartirias tu estancia en nuestro proyecto la mayor parte del tiempo.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers will benefit from this cultural exchange by emerging in the heart of the Costa Rican family, and we are in an area with a lot of biodiversity.

    Los viajeros se beneficiarán de este intercambio cultural al emerger en el corazón de la familia costarricense.Y estamos en una zona con mucha biodiversidad.

  • Help

    Help

    1) Gardening ... Cleaning of existing gardens creation of new gardens and cleaning around the property.Create an Orchard we are open to ideas.
    2) General maintenance ... cleaning of the paint booths in areas that need maintenance
    Pool and surrounding cleaning. Cleaning of roofs and canoes.
    3) Cocina'Ppras..help in cleaning the kitchen and the ranches to accompany Doña Me when she has to shop.
    4) Art projects. Carry out new art projects in the surroundings we are open to new ideas

    The day is 4 to 5 hours, depending on the rain and the projects in question. We usually work during the week and we have Saturday free Sunday. At the moment, some of the greatest needs are: weeding and watering the gardens, mowing the lawn. Small construction projects, paint. Pool cleaning once or twice a week.
    I like working with people's strengths, so if you have tasks that you particularly like, we try to work in that direction.
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    1) Jardineria...Limpieza de jardines existentes creacion de nuevos jardines y limpieza en los alrededores de la propiedad.Crear una Huerta estamos abiertos a ideas.
    2) Mantenimiento general...limpieza de las cabinas pintura en zonas que necesitan mantenimiento Limpieza de Piscina y alredeores.Limpieza de techos y canoas.
    3) Cocina'Compras..ayudar en la limpieza de la cocina y los ranchos acompañar a Doña Me cuando tenga que hacer compras.
    4) Proyectos arte.realizar nuevos proyectos de arte en los alrededores estamos abiertos a nuevas ideas

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation. The room is private with shower and sanitary service that is close to the room in the pool area. The room is within the area of the house. Meals per day 3 breakfast lunch dinner
    Eat our generally local types of Costa Rican food such as rice, beans, salad and a protein, pasta, soups, breads and eggs. Very basic but good after a day of work.

    If you are a vegetarian you should prepare food on your own. There are several kitchens with everything you need on the property then it would not be a problem.

    Comidas por dia 3 desayuno almuerzo cena. Comidas nuestros tipos generalmente locales de comida costarricense como arroz, frijoles, ensalada y una proteína, pasta, sopas, panes y huevos. Muy básico pero bueno después de un día de trabajo.

    Si es vegetariano debera preparar los alimentos por su cuenta.Hay varias cocinas con todo lo necesario en la propiedad entonces no seria problema.

    Hospedaje.la habitacion es privada con ducha y servicio sanitario que esta cerca de la habitacion en el area de piscina.La habitacion esta dentro de area de la casa.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located in a privileged area of Costa Rica where biodiversity is very large.It is normal to see different birds, iguanas and peresosos in the surroundings.There are different rivers in the surroundings and it is a good area for different physical activities outdoors. Running riding a bicycle. All recreation areas of the property are available.

    We are located at 1.30 min from San Jose by bus.Depending on the day they arrive we could coordinate and travel with me from Santo Domingo de Heredia.

    Important information.

    Speak SPANISH or be in the process of learning.
    Prohibited the use of drugs within the property.
    If you smoke if possible but outside the common areas (do not smoke in the room).

    Internet access
    We have pets


    Caribbean Bus Terminal in San Jose.
    Bus San Jose to Horquetas de Sarapiqui. Get off at the stop before the fuel station (Bajar en la parada de bus antes de la Bomba Horquetas ).
    Location copy and paste this plus code in google maps or any browser (83J4 + M3 Horquetas)

    We started working with Volunteers on May 1 my nephews Jimmy is helping us with the beginning of the page he will be the person who will answer the messages and provide all the necessary information.

    Pura Vida
    Regards
    Miguel

    Estamos ubicados en una Zona privilegiada de Costa Rica en donde la biodiversidad es muy grande.Es normal ver diferentes pajaros,iguanas y peresosos en los alrededores.Hay diferente rios en los alrededores y es una buena zona para diferentes actividades fisicas al aire libre.

    Hospedaje.la habitacion es privada con ducha y servicio sanitario que esta cerca de la habitacion en el area de piscina.

    Nos ubicamos a 1.30 min de San jose en bus.Dependiendo el dia en el que lleguen podriamos coordinar y viajar conmmigo desde Santo Domingo de Heredia.

    Informacion Importante.

    Hablar ESPAÑOL o estar en proceso de aprendisaje.
    Prohibido el uso de drogas dentro de la propiedad.
    Si fuma en posible pero fuera de las areas en comun.(no fumar en la habitacion).

    Acceso Internet
    Tenemos mascotas


    Terminal de Buses Caribeños en San Jose.
    Bus San Jose a Horquetas de Sarapiqui.Bajar en la parada antes de la estacion de combustible(Bajar en la Bomba de Horquetas).
    Ubicacion copiar y pegar este codigo plus en google maps o cualquier navegador (83J4+M3 Horquetas)

    Iniciamos a Trabajar con Voluntarios el 1 de mayo mi sobrinos Jimmy nos esta ayudando con los inicios de la pagina el va a ser la persona que va a responder los mensajes y brindar toda la informacion necesaria.

    Pura Vida
    Saludos
    Miguel

  • 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

    Máximo 4-5 horas al día, 5 días a la semana

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