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We need helping hands for reopening our family community hub in La Union, Colombia

  • Colombie
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  • Activité récente: 28.01.2023

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  2023 

 Séjour min. souhaité : Au moins une semaine

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  • Description

    Description

    WHY?
    After being closed during the pandemic we now are busy reopening our family owned Overlander spot in February 2023

    WHAT WE DO:
    We receive people that are traveling all over the world by bicycle, motorbike, 4x4 or campervans, to provide them a relaxed and safe place in an authentic non-touristy countryside village 3 km from a lively town.

    We have a garden where campers or tents are pitched. We also have some rooms for rent for people that like to stay for a longer time. We have big communal space for relaxing and sharing food

    HELP NEEDED FOR THESE TASKS: January and February 2023
    -Wallpainting
    -roof fixing
    -bamboo construction
    -gardening

    Preferred expertise but if you have some knowledge you are also more than welcome, we will guide you!

    HOSTING:
    Private or shared room on the farm. We provide healty breakfast and lunch but you can use the kitchen and feel free to make meal you would like, Wi-Fi is available andhot water shower.


    ---For more context read below----

    Hi everyone and welcome, we are Tim and Isa, we are a couple made in Colombia ;).
    We are making our dreams come true by helping our family and friends to make the best out of life. We are organizing (motor) tours in and selling specialty Coffee in the Netherlands to make all other projects feasible. We work with our family on all our projects. We have a Finca (farm) where we host people (Overlanders) and start or end our tours.

    First, let us introduce ourselves and let you know how we ended up in this area, and after we can tell you about the property, how to get here and what we can offer you. also please excuse us we are not writers, we are just a couple with dreams.

    TIM
    Hola!! I am Tim. Born and raised in the Netherlands. Well, I learned a lot of life lessons from my travels in the last 18 years, we are all alike, but do have some different views about different subjects around the world. In my former life, I was working for money to make new experiences, I never hated my job, but it was also not fulfilling totally. The first couple of working years were in hospitality, I loved it. Working in a team with sometimes long hour days, but the smiling faces (from customers and team members) as a result were priceless.

    After I finished my study I went traveling for a year in Southeast Asia and got a job offer at a hostel in Cambodia (epic experience). After a couple of months, I left to do some small jobs in Australia, money was needed. Here I made up my mind to go back to The Netherlands and settle down and go for a job that fitted my study, Marketing. I worked 6 years for a company in sales/marketing, I learned a lot but it was not the kind of life I wanted to live. I had a couple of travels in south and Central America and fell in LOVE with Colombia. The friendly faces and vibrant culture! With some help from my beloved friends and family, I made the decision...

    Fast forward to now, I am living in Colombia and got married in 2022 to Isa. We are restarting our business now with the whole family.
    For me, this adventure is about sharing and making memories and making more people smile!

    My motto: A day without laughter is a day wasted.

    ISAURA (ISA)
    Hola!! I am Isa and I´m from Venezuela. I studied to be a Chemical engineer. I left Venezuela in 2017 due to the social and economic crisis, it was horrible. I arrived in Colombia with many hopes and dreams.

    I met Tim (the love of my life ☺️) in Medellin where I was working. Through his eyes, I learned to love Colombia's culture and nature!! And since then we share together the dream of seeing us grow, have as much fun as possible and hope to make many people happy.


    ELEAZAR
    I am a Venezuelan university professor, a lover of nature, reading, good cooking, hard-working, cheerful, persevering, self-taught, who emigrated due to the serious crisis that is plaguing our country and that does not allow us to live, only to survive. I am looking for new directions, a new beginning in this great country.


    AURA
    I left Venezuela in search of new opportunities since as we all know Venezuela is in crisis and in Colombia I have the opportunity to work and live with a better quality of life, I like cooking, nature and I like the people who visit us feel good as in your own home, I am cheerful, optimistic, I love music and sports activities and always be ready to help. My motto: in the union is strength.


    We would like to invite you on an adventure, come see where we live, enjoy nature or city life away from the tourist trail you’ll experience the beauty of Colombian people, the friendly finca (farm) lifestyle, the real Colombia.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Enseignement
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique / avec Internet
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We are located in the middle of the Colombian grape region that you can explore. Also our area is famous for one of the best Paragliding spots in Colombia. We have some hammocks you can use. We are willing to show you around the area, since we are located on a valley we have a lot of farms around. This farms consist of grapes, papayas, melons, dragon fruit and others that you can visit. Our surrounding mountains are gorgeous with several hiking trails you can explore too.

    We can teach you everything about Colombian coffee, dancing, about the area and the culture and we can share our lovely family life!

  • Aide

    Aide

    -wallpainting
    -bamboo construction
    -gardening
    -we are also looking for a CREATIVE donkey to decorate our house and farm with amazing paintings and murals. If you are a skilled painter/artist, also send a message!

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Courant
    Hollandais: Courant
    Allemand: Intermédiaire

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Private or shared room on the farm. We provide healty breakfast and lunch but you can use the kitchen and feel free to make meal you would like, Wi-Fi is available andhot water shower.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    To get to our location, you can get a bus to La Union Valle del Cauca from surrounding cities like Cali and Pereira. From other cities you may have to take 2 buses. The price may vary depending on the location you are coming from. It’s about 15.000 COP to 20.000COP which is about $4.00USD to $7.00USD. Once you arrive to La Union bus station we will pick you up. We have 3 small museums that you can go visit by bus. Museo de la uva y el vino (http:/). Museo Rayo (http:/museorayo.co), Toro museum or casa de la cultura diogenes piedrahita. One of the best things here in town is that people here are super friendly. We are also located where the world championship of parapente is hosted, we can contact some of the pilots to flight you around. It cost 180.000COP or $45.00USD.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    La Union (the farm) we have fiber 250 Megabite

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    This is possible.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    In La Union (farm) its possible on your responsabitity.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

  • ...

    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

N° de référence hôte : 915618158316

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