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We are ONE BIG FAMILY of friends, who clearly understand the inevitable consequences of the irresponsible attitude of man to nature for decades, we want to create Eco-park Resort as a place for active recreation, sport, rehabilitation and personal development of people of all ages and cultures, where people can meet, socialize and experiment a natural way of life, of sophisticated natural talents to reconnect with the earth and nature, through personal involvement, achieve goals and take on responsibilities.
You can teach us and our guests your native language!
Or you can join in building, restore and repair work, as well as in the construction of our village of yurts and ecological buildings!
Or simply to show and teach us what you like and do with pleasure and passion!!!
Types of help and learning opportunitiesArt ProjectsLanguage practiceHelp with Eco ProjectsTeachingGardeningDIY and building projectsAnimal CareFarmstay helpBabysitting and creative playCreating/ Cooking family mealsHelp around the houseGeneral Maintenance
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
In our Eco-park you have the opportunity to participate in caring for the animals - horses, goats, dogs, cats, hens, turtles and pigs or if you prefer gardening - you can involve in the work in our organic vegetable and fruit garden!
You can be horseback riding instructors, or arts, crafts, martial arts and dancing teachers for the guests and children from the children's camps.
Projects involving children
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Here every one can see, learn and practice traditional crafts - carving , pottery , knitting, weaving, felting etc., folk traditions, old natural-friendly techniques for construction, agriculture, animal keeping, cooking as well as modern technologies using renewable energy. We work a lot with children and try to teach them how to be ecologically responsible and start loving nature through games and fun activities!
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
You can contact them directly for more information.
In old traditional guest houses and yurts
What else ...
Our Eco-park is located in Elena - a small mountain town with a population of about 6,000 inhabitants located in the region of Central Balkan Mountains, about 300 meters above sea level, in the beautiful valley of Elena River - an area with a temperate climate, unspoiled nature and a rich historical and architectural monuments. The town is located 38 km from Veliko Tarnovo, 250 km from the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia and to the Black sea coast. Here volunteers can also experience horseback riding, hiking, mountaineering, fishing, mushroom and herbs gathering, biking, swimming, archery, traditional arts etc.
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Space for parking camper vans
This host can provide space for campervans.
Can possibly accept pets
This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.
How many Workawayers can stay?
More than two
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week - Food Included
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Ay, Nel, all people and animals here feel your absence! You became our sister, daughter and mother, a very… read more
The thing that made the place, however, were the people. Awesome,… read more
I could stay longer but then leaving would have been more difficult.
We built a magnificent stage together, we ride horses together, we milked goats together and we went… read more
Working with Sienna is a real pleasure - she always knows what and how to help… read more
I loved working with… read more
The first person we met from the project was Viktor, Maya's son. He's so much fun, his English is great and he even knows some Dutch! Unfortunately, we didn't see him (or Maya) very often...
The work we did involved no children, because the summer was over and they all… read more
We strongly recommend Victoria to all hosts, especially those who keep horses!
Vika, we miss you - hope we will see you again very soon!
Though the language could be a barrier sometimes, the friends we made despite… read more
People there accepted and treated me as one of their family.
The environment was full of nature and quiet.
The animals --horses, goats, dogs and cats --were friendly.
The children in the summer camp were cute and playing with them was fun.
As for food, I enjoyed Bulgarian meals very much.
Thank you… read more
She is always ready to help - despite the difficulties and obstacles that are in front of her! Very much loves animals and is very caring and attentive to them! She is high intelligence and her personality combines excellent physical and intellectual talents!… read more
The rooms were really comfortable and the food was so tasty.
The work was varied and not too hard, we had a few afternoons resting in the sun.
I would… read more
Lucy is a true friend and a wonderful… read more
I tried lots of new things including, shooting, felting, making a hammock, skipping, table football and of course lots of riding. The surrounding countryside is so beautiful and peaceful and I saw… read more