Ecological house



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    we are a marriage with two children, a girl of 16, and a boy of 19. In a natural place,with ecological garden and constructions, cabin of straw bales, in the north of Spain. My husband Iñaki, is a bioclimatic architect, and an expert in renewable energies.
    for that reason, in our house we experimented with building materials: lime, mud, bales of straw, plaster etc ...

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    could learn, life, and natural and ecological construction
    We supply with renewable energies, solar panels of water, and electricity.
    Volunteers can learn about ecological construction, how to source renewable energy, and how to live in a natural environment.
    Of the visitors, I am interested in the exchange of languages, of experiences, covivencia in general

  • Help


    we wont to make lime plasters, restore a wooden balcony, and finish a log cabincould learn, life

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    the accommodation, consists of straw bale cabins. the food will be vegetarian, with a wood oven, where you can make pizzas and bread

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    we are 60 kilometers from Pamplona, from where buses leave here. for here to visit, we have the foz de Arbayun, foz de Lumbier, and the pyrenees
    We are on the mountain, two kilometers from the nearest village, Biguezal small village 15km from Lumbier, something bigger, with shops, bars health center. And to 60 kilometers of Pamplona city, capital of Navarre.
    Pamplona arrives planes, trains and buses. From Pamplona to Biguezal, there is a daily bus.

    we are in a very unspoilt area, next to a nature reserve "La Foz de Arbayun"
    To visit, there are two foces, the previously mentioned, and the "Foz de Lumbier".
    ZEPA special zone of protection of birds. Vultures, Quebranta Buesos, Alimoches. We also have nice walks
    . We are one hour from the Pyrenees, where in winter you can ski.
    Near the Monastery of Leyre, where Benedictine monks live today, who sing Gregorian

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    A little more information

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    • 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

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

Host ref number: 655586572367