We are Daria and Rui.
We decide to look for different way of live and start our organic farm 2 km from the ocean.
We are nature lovers, trying to live in the most possible ecological way.
Daria is civil and enviromental engineer who make soaps and yoga.
Rui is geologist who can make fire from two sticks and hang drums from gas bottles.
We would like that volonteers are doing what they feel their skills are (or want to lern) if You want to paint a wall, a picture, table, doors, build something, do gardening or put some seasheels on the wall thats ok! We are looking for creativity!
We have a dog called Chita and we sometimes accept volounteers with dogs ;)
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Portuguese language and culture, mediterranean food, nature knowledge, craft and survival technics.
We need help in :
- Picking oranges,
- Painting and repair walls,
- Gardening and Farming,
- Participate in our craft experiments like: making soap and natural cosmetics, building musical instruments.
- Our farm priority projects: gravity water sistems, raised beds, compost producing (worm farm), greenhouse maintaining,
- Writing guidebooks for our region,
- Arts work
- Daria would like to learn Spanish
Portuguese, Polish, English, Spanish
Room at 2 km from the beach of Manta Rota, historic village of Cacela Velha and Ria Formosa natural park.
Going on bike (we can borrow bikes) or walk to the beach.
Explore Ria Formosa Natural Park
Kitesurfing and windsurfing
Visiting historic places:
Cacela Velha - old fortress with panoramic view to the ocean.
Tavira - one of the last real portuguese city with small narrow streets and buildings covered with colorful tiles (azulejos)
Castro Marim - old vilage with two castles on top of hills, with view to de salt production fields where you can usually find flamingos.
Vila Real de Santo António - border city with ferry conection to Spain (Ayamonte).
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
5 hours per day (max 25 hours/week)