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Join small farm with huskies, puppies and horses in Telemark, Norway

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Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    2 horses, a cats, man 26 with 8 huskies and owner 55 with ten huskies make up the members of our small farm in Telemark. My daughters sometimes (22 and 24) come home from their studies.

    We try to use tools and equipment that others would consider to be exhausted or old but that are still useful to build and develop the place with simple means and local resources.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Different types of practikal work, outdoor skills, conversations about philosophy, culture and politics, Norwegian culture, war history, music interaction if you play an instrument.
    Our destination is Morgedal, the cradle of modern skiing. We do also have some south pole expedition history.
    The heavy water history can be seen at Vemork museum, not so far from here.
    The Telemark channel, and many lakes and rivers is in the area.
    Outdoor climbing and hiking is very close from the farm, you will never run out of mountains to explore!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    A year here could look like this:

    Autumn:
    Dog training with carts and ATV, hunting for deer, elk, producing firewood, building projects, ice sculptures and skating.
    Winter, spring:
    Mushing at the Hardangervidda plateau, skiing, keeping the tracks around the farm with skidoo, snowplowing, timber and firewood, tenting out.
    Spring, summer:
    Fixing the roads and fences, fixing cars and tractors, making firewood, gardening, trip to northern Norway, fishing, canoing, climbing.

    Skills as dealing with animals and people, mechanic, building, playing instrument, outdoor skills and cooking are welcome and much appreciated!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    German: Intermediate

    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

    Accommodation

    You will get a private room of good standard, a full kitchen and bathrooms that you could share with one or two other guests.
    We eat normal healthy food. We also like to taste and try out food from all over the world. Some of our food is from hunting. We are not vegan.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    the Hardangervidda plateau is 55 km south east, Helgelandskysten 1000 km, Airport Torp 180 km, Oslo 200 km.
    These are the closest towns:
    Kvitseid is 14km away, Seljord is 20km, and Morgedal is 7km away.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have a strong and stable fiber connection. We also have an office space.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    I`m into VW T4 and have plenty space for parking.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Huskies/ dogs are OK. Horses as well :-) We need to reach an individual agreement.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 955492676948

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