Help to create a meditation center in rural Gorsko Dyulevo, Bulgaria



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    Take part in building a meditation center in a remote Bulgarian village!
    Welcome anytime from April to August 2019!

    Surrounded by beautiful valleys, hills and mountains, our place offers peaceful lifestyle, clean environment and escape from civilization.

    We are a couple (Max and Marina) in their 30s We like to work hard, travel, explore new cultures and food.

    Minimal stay is 1 week.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity 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

    Hike around, explore beautiful countryside, hills, abandoned villages.
    We will share our travel experience and invite to join our occasional trips!

    Grab a bottle of beer and sit by the fire.
    Watch colorful sunsets from the roof terrace.
    Eat fresh berries, organic garden products (at summer/autumn).
    Learn about meditation (Satipatthana/Vipassana) We don't hold retreats or dhamma lessons yet, but will be happy to suggest some reading and discuss some issues that interest you.

  • Help


    Bring along your creative input in:
    - renovating an old building (plastering, painting, cleaning, carpentry),
    - gardening (landscaping, planting),
    - furniture making, artistic decorations, mosaic, etc.

  • Languages spoken

    Bulgarian: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We provide accommodation for up to 3 people in a room with hot shower and wi-fi. 3 vegetarian or non-vegetarian meals per day.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our village Gorsko Dyulevo is situated in Kardzhali region of Bulgaria.
    270 km from Sofia. 120 km from Plovdiv. 400 km from Istanbul.
    Easy bus connection from most of Bulgarian cities. The nearest town you may take bus to is Momchilgrad, where we'd be happy to come and pick you up by car.
    Thank you for considering our project. May you be happy!

  • 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

    25 hours a week

Host ref number: 626642676666