We are a big family me, 1 child (2,5 years) 2 dogs 22 donkeys, 8 gosts and a pig. Since spring 2020 we are living on a 15ha ranch in the middle of the nature, near the mediterranean coast(Costa Brava) and the Pyrenees. Still many things have to be done to renovate the place but we already feel at home!
The donkeys I am are offering for walks, family activities and multy day trekkings (mostly selfeguided tours). I love the animals and want to give them a foreverhome. The welfare of them is very important for me.
Our live is simple. We live in a small house with solarpannels, a vegetabel garden and lots of do it yourself.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
You will have time to hike around by yourselfe, with us or with a donkey. You can join our activities with the donkeys and you can learn a lot abour them!!
And of corse if you want, you can learn some spanish, catalan or german.
You will have also a lot of time to relax and desconnected of the stress of the civilisation.
I need help taking care of my sympatic and happy doughter (2,5 years), cooking, helping with the basic work with the donkeys and around the house and garden. You don't need any knowlege about the animals. But it is important to love children to spend time with my doughter.
If you speak german, spanish and english you will have it easyer but it is only nesecary to speak one of this languages.
Your dayly working time can vary depending the works wich have to be done. There will be days where it is quiet buisy and others less.
Lets say 5 days, 2-5 hours of work.
As we life in a very small house, we can't give you a place there inside. But we have a big tipitent with all the nesecsry stuff to stay confortable and sleep like s king. If you want, you can bring your own tent or if you travel with a caravan, there is enough space to park it somewhere.
It is more practical to cook toghether and share the meals. But we don't have any strict rules about that. Provided meals are part of the exchange. Every now and then we have to go to civilisation for shopping. We eat vegetarian, but don't have any problem if you want to cook your own meet.
There is a lot to do near our home! We live totally in nature but the next city(Figueres)with cultural offers is only 15 km away.
If you like to mountainbike or hike you have also many posibilities!
The beach is about 30 min driving away, with all the posibilities to swim, kayak, snorkel,.....
Next busstop is in vilarnadal, 1km from our place.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.
Maximum 2-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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