Help out with my permaculture project and house restoration in Asturias, Spain

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are a Spanish (Paola) and Dutch(Andreas) couple creating a permaculture setup restoring an old house in the coastal mountains of Asturias. (Roughtly midway between the towns of Mones and Ballota). My name is Andreas, my partner is Paola, an artist. I moved permanently to Spain end 2014 after working on and off on the project for two years. The village I live in is more or less deserted and very beautifull. we are totaly off grid and the permaculture venture is in its 4th year going for 5 year. I have built a little temporary wooden cabin (tiny house) and there is a separate cabin shared by volunteers and the odd pilgrim on the route to Santiago. We have a wood heated hot shower and even a suana! So living is more or less comfortable, even in winter.

    At the moment we have dogs and cats, my plan is to start with animals at some point in the future.

    The work on the main house is typical construction stuff. I use a lot of natural materials from the environment, recycled material and sometimes new stuff. It is a good opportunity to learn about building stone walls, woodwork, working with machines, electricity, solar power, etc etc. If you are a specialist maybe I can learn from you :)

    The farming effort focus on fruit trees, berries, a vegatable garden in three parts, shitake mushroom cultivation and bees.

    I speak English, Dutch, Afrikaans :), and crooked Spanish (getting better all the time I hope). Paola is Spanish. Work is hard when we work but there is enough time to relax, explore the environment and do other stuff. (5 hours x 5 days is the guideline).

    If the click is good longer term volunteering is possible. We are looking for people who want to volunteer for a longer term (3 to 9 months), especially if you have the idea to start your own place. Hundreds

    A little note: We integrate you as best as we can into our little family, this means that we take you along to friends etc. It is important for us that you value this and are actually looking for this kind of experience.:)

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos artísticos
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Ayuda en una granja

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    English, Dutch, Spanish, permaculture, construction, farming shitakes, electricity/offgrid/alternate energy etc. While you are here you are part of our/my family so we go to the beach, visit friends take walks etc.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Current running projects are:
    1. Restoring the old stone houses
    2. Permaculture activities
    3. Clearing and preparing land for permaculture activities

    Obviously I will ask you to lend a hand with some other loose tasks as well :)..

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Afrikaans: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido
    Holandés: Fluido

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  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Wooden cabin (Tiny house), compost toilet, off grid, outdoor shower (beautifull, with hot water! but frisky in winter :).).
    Volunteers have a separate very nice and spacious cabin.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Asturias is very beautifull, lots of mountains, the ocean, hearty, good and affordable food etc. A hidden paradise. We are a gem in this paradise.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

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    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Este anfitrión ha indicado que le encanta acoger a nómadas digitales.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

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  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

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

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Precisión del perfil: (4.9)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

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