Be part of our natural home build and sustainability project in northwest Argentina!

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Argentina

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  • Description

    Description

    After traveling around the world for many years we found our little paradise here in northern argentina. We bought a small finca with a vineyard, fruit trees and a veggie garden.
    The idea is to live off the grid and create a campground for overland travelers.

    The finca is at 2100 m above sea level in a fertile valley surrounded by
    picturesque mountains near the national park "los cardones".

    We are an easygoing and openminded german/south african couple with a dog and a cat looking to meet likeminded people from around the world.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Language practice
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn how to build with natural materials. You can also learn general property maintenance.

    Learn to live close to nature and using its resources in a sustainable way.

    We share our ideas about alternative living and self sufficiency.

    Martina is a certified yoga teacher. You are invited to join the sessions.

    Practice your spanish, english, german or afrikaans with us!

  • Help

    Help

    We started our natural build project in february 2017. Its a small round adobe house with a reciprocal roof.

    The house is taking shape now. Tasks to come are
    -building a shade roof
    -building a toilet / shower house
    -landscaping the outdoor area
    -creating a small pond

    There is always gardening and general property maintenance to do.We would be happy to have helpers for the whole project. If you have experience in natural building - great! If not....it does not matter.
    We gained some experience with our round house and happily share what we have learned.

    Apart from building there is some general maintenance like grass cutting, pruning and fencing to do.
    You can also help cooking.
    If you can do some art to beautify our place you are also welcome.

    We live a low key down to earth life in peace and tranquility and enjoy sharing our low consumption lifestyle with truly interested guys.
    We had some wonderful people here who added great value to our project and really look forward to welcome more of you!
    ☝️As we will live a community lifestyle together we expect you to be fully commited to our project.
    If you are mainly looking for free food and a place to stay please dont apply.✌️

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, spanish, german, afrikaans

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accomodation is CAMPING. You can sleep in a tent or campervan.
    We typically eat 3 meals a day.
    Breakfast, lunch and dinner which is the main meal.
    Alcohol is not included but can be purchased from us or in the village.
    We are omnivores but mainly eat vegetarian dishes.
    We bake our own bread in a wood fired clay oven and sometimes we do pizzas in it.
    Please let us know about special dietry requirements!

    We have cell phone signal near our finca. You will need a "personal" sim card to use mobile data.
    We dont provide free wifi.

    Our internet connection is not very good, so please expect to wait a few days for a response.
    All messages will be answered.

    Unless you found us on "last minute workaway" applications should be made at least 2 weeks in advance to allow us to coordinate. Thank you.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live about 6 km outside the village in beautiful unspoilt nature.
    if you love nature - thats the place to be!
    You can go trekking in the desert, join martina at her daily yoga session, marvel at the stars at night or arrange horse riding at a neighbours farm.

    ☆IMPORTANT INFO☆😎
    Please bring a hat, long sleeve shirt and long trousers as the sun is very strong here.
    Sunblock helps but is not sufficiant.
    A pair of sturdy shoes help protect your feet from thorns.

    There is a daily bus from Salta main bus terminal at 7 am. "Ale hermanos" takes you to seclantás for about 350 peso in 6 hours.
    We can pick you up in seclantás.

  • 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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