Build a traveler's house with us using recycled materials in Atocha, Bolivia



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    Our biocontruction project in the town is to be able to build the traveler's house in Atocha. In a desert area on the Bolivian highlands.
    Residing people of all kinds backpacking cyclists. Travelers in mobile home. We were able to make a big contribution to the construction of the house.
      Always with the aim of resiprosity and respect. Keep our culture in harmony with Mother Earth. Precerb our identity. Social cultural Build a house for every traveler. Our residence is 100 km away from the Uyuni salt flat on a very historically known area in the minereological aspect. About 37 km away is the Chorolque volcano. Where you can visit the most important and oldest mines in Bolivia You can make a mountain desert from 5500 to 3600m.

    Nuestro proyecto de biocontruccion en el pueblo es poder construir la casa del viajero en Atocha. En una zona desértica sobre el altiplano Boliviano.
    Resiviendo gente de toda índole cicloviajeros mochileros. Viajeros en casa rodante. Pudimos hacer un aporte grande a la construcción de la casa.
    Siempre con el objetivo de resiprosidad y respeto. Mantener nuestra cultura en armonía con la madre tierra. Precerbar nuestra identidad. Cultural social. Construir una casa para todo viajero. Nuestra residencia está a 100, km del salar de Uyuni sobre una zona muy históricamente conosida en el aspecto minereologico. Cerca a 37 km esta el volcan apagado Chorolque. De donde se puede visitar las minas más importantes y antiguas de Bolivia Se puede hacer un desenso de montaña de 5500 a 3600m.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    In our culture Construction with pure nature materials has always been used since ancient times. And the main objective is to teach and maintain this art that is being lost in recent times .. Teach and learn. Our knowledge about indigenous music, we share it by teaching them the music of our Inca region

    En nuestra cultura. Siempre se utilizo desde tiempos remotos la construcción con materiales de la naturaleza puros. Y el objetivo principal es enseñar y mantener este arte que se está perdiendo en estos últimos tiempos.. Enseñar y aprender.nuestro conosimiento sobre música autóctona,lo compartimos enseñándoles la musica de nuestro región inca.

  • Help


    Construction of a traveler's house. In recycled materials. building. We teach and learn in mud and with basic elements.
    We also want to learn permacultura.

    Construcción de una casa del viajero. En materiales resiclados. biocontruccion. Enseñamos y aprendemos en barro y con elementos básicos.
    También queremos aprender permacultura.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Beginner
    French: Beginner
    Quechua: Beginner

    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.

  • Accommodation


    We have a room built previously in material with straw soil recycled material with beds. Check out our picture of the accommodation on our profile

    To live in community. At home we cook for all travelers who are always arriving in circulation. Well, we share the food. We have water shower and hot shower. The town is very quiet and there is no insecurity. It has all the basic resources. Internet

    Contamos con una habitacion construida ya anteriormente en material con tierra paja material reciclado con camas. Para convivir en comunidad. En casa cosinamos para todos los viajeros que siempre están llegando en circulación. Pues compartimos la comida. Tenemos ducha agua y ducha agua caliente. El pueblo es muy tranquilo y no existe inseguridad. Se cuenta con todos los recursos básicos. Internet.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The territory is beautiful. We have bicycles to be able to make a local tourist circuit. The mines a beautiful tour to feel the life of our Bolivian people. And the majestic Uyuni salt flat 1 hour on the road. Very interesting rock formations to appreciate over the desert.

    El territorio es hermoso. Contamos con bicicletas para poder hacer un circuito turístico local. Las minas un recorrido hermoso para poder sentir la vida de nuestro pueblo Boliviano. Y el magestuosa salar de Uyuni a 1 hora sobre la carretera. Formaciones de rocas muy interesantes para poder apreciar sobre el desierto.

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    • 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

    Máximo 4-5 horas al día, 5 días a la semana

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