Spend a time in spectacular Finnmark in North of Norway with fantastic possibilities for outdoor activities on border of Tana River!
We live in a small sami village by the Tana River, just 4 km from the border to Finland. The village, named Polmak is 18 km from the town of Tana bru where you can find restaurants, shops, Health centre etc.
The hosts, Andreas (80) and Astri (75) main interests are the nature and everything we can harvest from the nature nearby . We also enjoyu Fishing salmon from Tana River, but also from smaller lakes and rivers. Berrypicking is also an Activity we appriciate and we use the berries for the long artic Winter.
Gardening is also one of Our hobbies and we grow potatoes, carrots, Strawberries, tomaoes etc.
Our home has been a small sheep farm 4 years ago, but now we have no animals. During the time of farming we had a little cabin in the Mountains for herding. Still we have it. 7 km from our home.
The last few years we have build Three cabins and a sauna on our farm. The cabins are rented for tourists, and we also offer caonoes, river boating for tourists.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
We are looking for all kinds of help at an earilier farm on a very small tourist Company. Main jobs before the winter is help like forest cleaning, painting, fishing, simple carpentry, berrypicking (cloudberries, blueberries, mountain Cranberries), making wood in springtime for the winter.
You will get your own room with bath room, TV, Kitchenette, internett
Our village is a small quiet place with only 70 inhabitants. The possibilites for out door life are really spectacular. We have famous Tana River with salmon, Polmak River nearby. Our location is perfect for exploring East Finnmar. It is a short distance to the coast. Bus stop one minute walk. Night bus from Finland 5 times a week, also day bus from Rovaniemi. Bus from our home 5 days a week when the children are at School. Train station is in Rovaniemi (Finland) 520 km from our home. Airport in Kirkenes (160 km from Polmak) and Ivalo(Finnland, 220 km from our home)
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 5, minimum 4 hours