Come and help on our land in the foothills of the Serra Estrela mountain range and stay in a yurt

Country

Portugal

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    08/04/2019

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  2019 

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  • Description

    Description

    We live on a 2 hectares property, on the foothills of the Serra Estrela mountain range in Portugal. We have been improving the soil of the property and planting trees over two decades now. At the moment we are focusing on water management. Reusing and filtering the grey water, as well as creating some swales and hugelculture.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project

  • Help

    Help

    Volunteerwork will focus on garden, land cleaning, like strimming, felling trees, creating the branch hugelculture fences, raised beds and some building and cementing. Among which an outside kitchen done with the natural stones found on the land.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, dutch, german, portugese, french

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will stay in a yurt, mongolian tent, with stove, outside covered kitchen, with all amenities like fridge and cooker. composttoilet and spiral heated shower. A place I rent out to ecotourists as well.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Village of AVÔ is 15 min. walk. From there busses go to Oliveira do Hospital and Tabua. The quinta borders on wild countryside, and therefore excellent for some big hikes, the village has a river beach for cooling down and swimming in the summer, also little supermarket, bank, postoffice and pharmacist.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week




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