Come to help with projects around my home in the Cevennes national park- southern France

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France

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello travellers!!

    I have been travelling for almost 3 years in South America and India, using workaway also.

    I'm in the process to settle in my happy little paradise in southern France. The village is called Mialet in the Cevennes. My house is very well located inside the National parc.

    Be welcome!!!
    Mélissa

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will have a wonderful time going to the river situated 5 minutes walking from my house, doing acrobranche, trecks in the national parc, visiting caves and museums, bicycling, running, rock climbing, going to local markets, trying the delicious specialities from the area... It's a very touristic area, with lots and lots of things to do!!

    We can also do yoga in the morning, on the terrace as i'm a yoga instructor.

  • Help

    Help

    I would need help for the renovations of the house: painting, gardening, etc.

    I would like to build dry toilets and a space for natural showers, tipis or roulotte, or alternative ideas to host people here. Permaculture skills needed!!

    I could also need help to make a website for yoga retreats.

    Street artists could also make some paintings inside the house.

    4 hours working per day is expected, 2 days per week are free.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    French, English, Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    -Camping
    Or
    - private/ shared room depending how many people we are here: I have 2 bedrooms with two single beds available for workawayers

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    How to go around?
    As I live in the mountains, it's best to have a car or a bicycle to go around, the buses are very limited. But there are plenty of things to visit very close by feet from the house : river, acrobranche, museum, caves, trecks,... To go a bit farther, hitchhicking could be an option: it's pretty safe and efficient over here.

    How to reach?
    The closest airport is Nîmes, from there you can take a train to Alès where I can come pick you up, or you can also take the bus A42 to Anduze or Saint-Jean du Gard where I come pick you up. You could also take a plane to Marseille and a bus to Nîmes. Also check Blablacar, some rides might be available.

    Food:
    We eat local food that we cook all together. We make turns for cleaning the dishes,2 people each cleaning. The food is not vegetarian or vegan, but we always have veg meals available as I eat very little meet. We have plenty of delicious fruits as plums, peachs, abricots, melons,... Cheeses are also very famous and delicious.

  • 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?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week



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