Ghent ( Belgium) learn about beekeeping, shiatsu,do in/yoga and enjoy the benefits of a student city

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a mixed couple(NL/Be) age 63/56year. We live in a large house in Belgium, close to Ghent , we create an organic vegetable garden and grow edable flowers and herbs......
    I am looking for some one who like to walk ore bike with me . To have a helping hand with the gardening /beekeeping /wood cutting and household stuff would be appreciated. Who can sew -make sewing paterns?
    We are strict non smoking(also NOT "only outside"), we eat manly vegetarian, partly from ower veggie garden and green house.
    My husband is Do-In teacher and practice yoga/shiatsu , I am a young retired midwife specialised in home/waterbirths.
    We like art and culture ,philosophy,veda's,quantum physics,geometrie,historie, beekeeping ,we travel often.
    We participate in the creation of a large bee meadow with 10 beehives. Bee season start in mars till august, wintertime bees are in rest. Ower old dog Skippy passed away in august 2016. New puppy dog will arrive in July.
    We spend also time in spain : costa blanca; house with swimming pool.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Other
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn about beekeeping, shiatsu,do in, yoga, natural child birth/ water birth, making chutneys, medlar liquor.......etc.
    You can explore Flanders of Belgium.
    Spain: costa blanca village named Javea (80km from Alicante)

  • Help

    Help

    gardening/weeding
    walk with me/or bike tours
    teach/practice language spanish/english
    household stuff/shopping
    practice shiatsu and yoga
    some help with computers and internet
    house cleaning
    sewing -making sewing patterns
    sanding/painting
    dog care

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    dutch,english,german, basic french,very litle espanol

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The house :livingroom 12x6m,kitchen 5x7m,bathroom with separate shower and bath , garden,terraces,garage, bicycle available. You will have your own room ,there is wifi internet connection.
    The house is located in a quit neighborhood named De Pinte 10km South of Ghent; in 30min you bike to city centre .
    Trainstation on walking distance 300m. Bus stop 1 min walking.
    Spain :house with swimming pool , you will have your own room there is wifi internet connection

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The city of Ghent is an International student city (250.000 population ) in Belgium .
    there is a bicycle for the workawayer.

    In 30 min you bike to city centre of Ghent, trainstation on walking distance 300m.
    If we visit family in the Netherlands/ore spain you can join and explore over there.

  • 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

    volunteer hours expected 5 hours

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