Help with general cleaning on my boat and some help in the home in La Spezia, Italy



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    I need someone to help with light cleaning and painting at my house for the cold months. When Spring is here my focus will be on my boat.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Language practice

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    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The area is rich with history with La Spezia city nearby, Portovenere and the Cinque Terre, The poets Shelly and Byron lived nearby hence the name of the Gulf where the boat is situated, The Gulf of Poets.

    The scenery here is beautiful and there are lots of nice walking areas. The house is around 550 years old and is situated at the bottom of the Apennine mountains. I intend to do more walking this winter, HA!

    The village where the boat is moored is Le Grazie, very close to Portovenere. Le Grazie tends to be mostly Italian people. It is the perfect place to relax and soak up the local culture.

  • Help


    General help at my boat. It is a classic and needs constant TLC.
    The jobs that need doing are light work only, nothing complicated, general cleaning and varnishing.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Italian: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation is on the boat or at my house depending on the weather, some pictures are shown below. You can cook for yourself or eat out with me, the choice is yours. The boat has a toilet, shower and private cabin and is moored on a small private marina in The Gulf of Poets, near Portovenere. There is also a block of showers and toilets available on the marina.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is much to explore in this area, history, culture and you can go inland to beautiful hill top villages. The transport system is cheap and available regularly. I spend my time between the boat and my house which is in Soliera (Apuana).

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

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    Hours expected

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

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