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We are a British/Swiss couple who have been living in Turkey for 20 years. Our village is 10km away from Göcek, where there are shops, restaurants and yacht marinas. We rent a newly built stone house, surrounded by olive trees and pine forest. Our main occupation is breeding pure breed chickens. At the moment there are about 100 of them, in 19 different units.
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Computers/ Internet
You can see how expats live in Turkey. We love the country and people, but see it with European eyes.
Chicken breeding according to breed standards, at the level of international competitions.
Jon is a native English speaker and has a British sense of humour :-)
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Chicken care: Cleaning, feeding, observing, handling, health care, incubating and hatching chicks
We love volunteers who can cook lunch as part of their working hours
Garden work: Weeding, hoeing, moving compost, watering plants
We have a gardener/caretaker and you will be doing some jobs alongside him. He only speaks Turkish
You will have your own room on the ground floor with own bathroom and kitchenette. This bathroom and kitchenette are used by us only during the day. We live on the first floor.
Only single person
We have a cat
We can give you an insight into Turkish life, take you to village families to see how they live.
We are well travelled in Turkey and can help with travelling plans you may have.
There is extremely limited public transport, but we drive to Göcek at least 4 times a week.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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