Help us on our farm in the village of Barbillal, Colombia



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 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

  • Description


    Welcome to the magical and picturesque land of the Colombian plains. Land full of spectacular moments and new, where they find great variety of wild animals of land and water and an exceptional opportunity to observe great variety of birds; The Rio Cravo Sur, also offers the opportunity to sail small canoes and fish in a traditional way.

    We Alfonso and Ana, we live in a farm. We are 70 years old and 49 years old. We have been residing in La Llave since forever. We are in the village of Barbillal, 40 kilometers from the municipality of Yopal, capital of the department of Casanare, Colombia.

    The key is a palm farm, livestock and agriculture.

    Its access road is completely paved road.

    It is hot earth, average 28 degrees Celsius; Flat topography; Is on the banks of a small river. There are many wild mountain woods where many animals live: deer, chiguiros, picures, wild pigs, ground turtles, howler monkeys, monkeys, great variety of beautiful snakes, bears palmeros and meleros, small cats, etc.etc. Of water: small crocodiles, turtles, boas and many fish;

    Great variety of birds: paujiles, hawks, warriors, various birds of prey, parrots and many singing birds.

    Bienvendos a la magica y pintoresca tierra del los llanos colombianos. Tierra llena de momentos espectaculares y novedosos, donde encuentran gran variedad de animales silvestres de tierra y agua y una exepcional oportunidad de observar gran variedad de aves; el rio Cravo Sur, brinda igualmente la oportunidad de navegar en pequenas canoas y pescar en forma tradicional.
    Nosotros Alfonso y Ana, vivimos en una finca. Yo tengo 70 anos y ana 49. somos residentes en La lllave, desde siempre. Estamos en la vereda Barbillal, a 40 kilometros del municipio de Yopal, capital de el departamento de Casanare, Colombia.
    La llave es una finca palmicultora, ganadera y agricola.
    Su via de acceso es por carretera totalmente asfaltada.
    Es tierra caliente, promedio 28 grados centigrados; topografia plana; esta' en la rivera de un pequeno rio. Tiene muchas matas de monte silvestre en donde habitan muchos animales de tierra: venados, chiguiros, picures, cerdos salvajes, tortugas de tierra, monos aulladores, micos,gran variedad de serpientes hermosas,osos palmeros y meleros, pequenos felinos, etc.etc. De agua : pequenos cocodrilos, tortugas, boas y muchos peces; gran variedad de aves: paujiles, gavilanes, guereres,diversas aves de rapina, loros y muchas aves cantoras.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The customs of the region, the language, and connect with nature.

    Las costumbres de la region, el idioma, y conectarse con la naturaleza.

  • Help


    You need to help in the general maintenance of the farm and with new projects of gardening and construction.

    Necesitas ayudar en el general mantenimiento de la finca y con nuevos proyectos de jardinería y construcción.

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    In rooms with beds or hammocks.

    en habitaciones con camas o en hamaca.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The food is traditional of the region, homemade, when possible organic from the farm.

    la comida es tradicional de la region, casera, en lo posible organica de la finca.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • 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

    5 horas, 5 dias a la semana

Host ref number: 822912137431