Come and join our small farm with huskies and horses in Telemark, Norway

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Norway

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    Last activity

    28/10/2020

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    10 huskies, two horses, a goat, two cats, Girl 20 and Dad 50 living one a small farm in Telemark.
    We try to use tools and equipment that others consider to be exhausted and otherwise build and develop the place with simple means and local ressorses. We have space for more people.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Different praktikal work, outdoor skills, conversations about philosophy, culture and politics, Norwegian culture, war history, music interaction if you play.
    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, lakes and rivers is in the aria.
    Nice outdoor climbing quite close.

  • Help

    Help

    A year here could look like this:
    Autumn:
    Dog training with carts and atv, Hunting for deer, elk, producing firewood, building projekts, 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:
    Fiksing 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.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    German: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private room of good standard, sharing kitchen and bathroom with one or two other people
    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.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Hardangervidda south east 55 km, Helgelandskysten 1000 km, Airport Torp 180 km, Oslo 200 km.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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


Host ref number: 955492676948