Our little paradise in the forest, Dronninglund Storskov, Denmark

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  2022 

 Estancia mínima:  Al menos una semana

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Hi workawayers!

    Update!
    We need a strong person to help out in the forest this early spring ( Feb-March 2022). We need to cut down trees, get them home and chubbing them up and stacking it all in the end . We have chainsaws for the cutting and a tree clover for turning it into pieces. Expirience in this kind of work is much prefered, since things can go wrong, if you dont have the proper respect! We have never had any accidents, and wanna keep it that way! Time of stay will be 1-2 weeks.
    We are both vaccined for Covid -19.

    We are Nynne, 47 years old and Soren, 64 yars old.
    We live up in Northern Jutland in the beautifull Dronninglund Storskov.
    Our farm is Nynnes childhood home, witch she took over, after her parents in 2010.
    We try very hard to live in harmony with our surroundings and could use a hand in doing so, therefore we joined workaway in April 2021. It has been a huge success, w 6 wonderfull people ( and now new friends of the house!) staying here during the summer and fall. We heard from so many nice people, but sadly didn't have room to host them all.
    - Need we say that workaway is definitely here to stay?
    We are sure that our first year of succes is the fact that we have a facetime or skype w you, before you arrive. Then we all have a chance to see if the chemestry is flowing in both directions, so this is a big must for us!
    We have friends of all ages and religions around the world and always try to keep an opend mind to new things.
    We are fun-loving travelers with a good sence of humour. We enjoy life and are looking for new friends from around the world, who will come and stay with us and enjoy this beautifull place of ours. We both love music and good food.
    We have horses, cats and chickens.

    Nynne was an exchangestudent in Utah in 1991 through Rotary, and has had a BIG soft spot for exchange programs ever since! She has always traveled as much as possible since childhood, first with her parents, since then alone/with friends and now with Soren. She works as a dental highdentist monday-wensday. Is a hugh animal lover and has no kids.
    She has worked as a photographer and as a chef so she is a creativ spirit who loves being outside in her garden and horseback riding. Would love to do more yoga, but dosent have the time... She`s a dinosour when it comes to computers! But she loves to play Backgammon.
    She belives that the shortes distance between two people is a smile and her favorit time is at the bonfire w friends on a summernight and maby... a cold Heineken.... She`s currently learning how to make willowtree baskets...

    Soren is retiered as a policeman, but has a job in Aalborg on saturdays, selling danish design furnitures. Danish design is a big passion for him. But his biggest passion is burgundy wine and loves to read and learn about wine and of course travel to France to visit the winemakers and the winyards.
    He also loves music and going to big concerts here and abroad.
    Soren loves the countryliving with all there is to be done here at our wonderfull farm and think it is paradise on earth.
    Soren has 3 kids, all living in Copenhagen.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Práctica de idiomas
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    This is a great possibility to try living on a farm out in the most amazing forrest in North Jutland. Dronninglund Storskov is a 911 hkt forrest.
    We have 3 icelandic horses so if you are an experienced horseback rider, its possible to come along on a ride in the evening and in the weekends. We live in an area, where almost everybody has icelandic horses.
    You can learn about gardening, growing tomatoes and chillies in a greenhouse. Learn the basic skills in pruning appeltrees, cooking- we really enjoy a good meal in the evening! Its the highligt of the day, when we sit down together and talk over a good meal. We eat mainly vegan, but also lam or chicken can be on the daily menu, so you can learn some tricks, and we are both very interested in your home kitchen- if you care to share!
    We have both done a lot of traveling, so talks about the world and places to visit is always high on the list here!
    If you are a nature lover, its a wonderfull place to go for a walk, run or ride a bike. Taking in the nature and watching the birds and deers ect, listen to the wind in the pinetrees. Maby a nap in the hammock? - Always good! Maby you wanna bring books?
    We sometimes need some time for ourself, so some evenings you will need to entertain yourself.
    The big cities Aalborg and Frederikshavn are both 30 min away. Its possible to go there with us, when we go to work. The top of Denmark, Skagen, can be reached from Frederikshavn, its a 45 min trainride.
    Nynne is learning basketmaking w willowtree, and takes classes. Maby you wanna join in?

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    We have a farm, where we`ll need some help around the kitchen garden. Garden help is big from April to October. We grow without pesticides or chemical, so for watering and keeping things up to speed with the vegetables ( removing weeds). Help in the forest with firewood, and other things like maby planting trees, removing unwanted planting around the trees. Help around maintaining the horsefence. Maby some paintjob. Planting hedges. If we get the time MABY we`ll get around to building a small terrace this upcomming summer... Foodpreservaiton ( drying, pickles, making jam ect.) Nynne also does a lot of baking and cooking, mostly vegetarian, but everybody helps out with setting the table, cooking and the dishes afterwards.
    - No experience necessary, enthusiasm and a good sence of humor is your most important talent!
    The chicken, cats and horses off course needs love and attention on a daily basis.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido

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  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    You will be staying in a room outside the house, in the outhouse, it has a bed, big enough for two. Everybody who visit us, always comes in with a big smile on their faces the next mornig, saying thats the best sleep they ever had! Nynne has done a great job making it the most cozy room! You will be sharing bathroom with us, since this is a small and old farm, there is only the one! We have a washing mashine, but no dryer- The wind and the sun does a pretty good job!
    We hope that our meals will be together, in the evening! Breakfast and lunch is sometimes on your own but we will plan from day to day. But off course we will provide you w what you need.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Since we are out in the countryside public transportation is very limeted. The public bus comes by once an hour, out by the highway We only have one car, but will off course try to help in any way we can. We have bicyckles.
    Soren works in Aalborg every saturday for four hours and Nynne works in Frederikshavn monday -wensday 8 am until 4 pm. So if you wish to come along on a day off, its possible. We are very flexible will work it out together.
    We very much like to have people staying with us, have had exchange students here for shorter periods. But this is an old farm build in 1876 so we take care of the place and expect visitores will do the same.
    If its a dry summer, we can have less wather, so bear that in mind, if you like your daily shower, maby this isent your lifestyle! We take care of the limited recources in the world and off course collect rainwather for the garden.
    We eat mainly vegetarian and try to be as self-sufficient as possible. If you can give us inspiration how to become better at this, just jump right in!

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    You can park here at the farm, or we can find a place for you in the forest

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Uno

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    Horas esperadas

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

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Número de referencia de anfitrión: 532753571989