Help out at our farm 15 km from El Bolsón, Río Negro, Argentina

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  • Last activity: 13 Mar 2024

Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Please contact us in Spanish

    We are Lita, Hernan and Mirian, we are in Mallín Ahogado, an area between mountains and natural forest, 15 km from El Bolsón, Río Negro. Our farm has 3 hectares, in one part there is the main house and 4 tourist accommodation cabins surrounded by a park and another part in a natural forest.
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    Somos Lita, Hernan y Mirian, estamos en Mallín Ahogado, una zona entre montañas y de bosque natural, a 15 km de El Bolsón, Río Negro. Nuestra chacra tiene 3 hectáreas, en una parte está la casa principal y 4 cabañas de alojamiento turístico rodeadas de parque y otra parte bosque natural.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are interested in a cultural exchange with accompaniment to get to know the area (trekking, fishing) and exchange of culinary knowledge from Grandma Lita and the beer brewing that Hernán makes. As part of the work, use the tractor or machine to cut the grass, use the chainsaw to cut firewood, the quadricycle to transport firewood, sand and paint wood (the cabins have log parts) and other maintenance work.
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    Estamos interesados en un intercambio cultural con orientación a conocer la zona (trekking, pesca) e intercambio de conocimientos culinarios de la abuela Lita y la elaboración de cerveza que hace Hernán. Como parte del trabajo, usar el tractor o la máquina para cortar el césped, usar la motosierra para cortar leña, el cuatriciclo para traslado de la leña, lijar y pintar madera (las cabañas tienen partes de troncos) y otros trabajos de mantenimiento.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    The work to be carried out is related to the maintenance * of the park (gardening, cutting the grass, collecting and cutting firewood), * of the cabins (painting, general repairs, wood work).
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    Los trabajos a realizar están relacionados con el mantenimiento * del parque (jardinería, cortar el césped, recoger y cortar leña), * de las cabañas (pintura, arreglos en general, trabajos con madera).

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The place where they stay is a spacious one-room apartment, located at the top of a shed where the tools are kept. It has a kitchen, bathroom, living room and 2-seater bed (water, gas and electricity).
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    El lugar donde se alojan es un departamento monoambiente amplio , ubicado en la parte superior de un galpón donde se guardan las herramientas. Dispone de cocina, heladera, baño, living comedor y cama de 2 plazas (agua, gas y luz). No proveemos los alimentos.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The region of the "Andean Region of the 42nd Parallel" is considered one of the most beautiful areas of Argentine Patagonia, with unique landscapes, a nature reserve, a variety of places to explore (rivers, lakes, mountains and valleys) and a unique microclimate. . It is made up of El Bolsón and Mallín Ahogado (Prov. of Río Negro), Lago Puelo, Las Golondrianas, El Hoyo and Epuyen (Prov. of Chubut). It is a tourist area mainly in the summer season, although there is also a small ski center for the winter season. In the summer, the trails that lead to various mountain refuges are very busy, mainly in El Bolsón and Mallín Ahogado, the most famous being Cajón del Azul, Hielo Azul and the ascent to the carved forest and summit of Cerro Piltriquitrón. The area between El Bolsón and El Hoyo stands out for the production of Fine Fruit and the production of Hops (for beer manufacturing). El Bolsón particularly stands out for having a microclimate.
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    La región de la "Comarca Andina del Paralelo 42" es considerada una de las zonas más bellas de la Patagonia Argentina, con paisajes únicos, una reserva natural, variedad de lugares para explorar (ríos, lagos, montañas y valles) y un microclima singular. Está integrada por El Bolsón y Mallín Ahogado (Prov. de Río Negro), Lago Puelo, Las Golondrianas, El Hoyo y Epuyen (Prov. de Chubut). Es una zona turística principalmente en temporada de verano, aunque también hay un pequeño centro de esquí para la temporada de invierno. En el verano son muy concurridos los senderos que llevan a varios refugios de montaña, principalmente en El Bolsón y Mallín Ahogado, siendo los mas famosos el Cajón del Azul, Hielo Azul y el ascenso al bosque tallado y cumbre del Cerro Piltriquitrón. La zona entre El Bolsón y El Hoyo se destaca por la producción de Fruta Fina y la producción de Lúpulo (para la fabricación de cerveza). El Bolsón particularmente se destaca por tener un microclima.

  • 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

    5 horas al día, 5 días a la semana

Host ref number: 578435451338

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