Help with the garden and enjoy a cultural exchange in Zhelen, Bulgaria

  • Bulgária
  • Favorito 74 vezes
  • Última atividade: 28/01/2023




  • Descrição


    My name is Miwa, Bulgarian, from Sofia, intercultural mediator and anthropologist. I have spent 12 years in the Amazon rainforest in Peru where I actively dedicated my life to create cultural centers in native communities and poor neighborhoods. My mission was to encourage children, young people and adults to be proud of who they are and give them tools to research their own culture and folklore and explore the ethnical, linguistical and biological diversity of their territory, which for its biodiversity has been declared “capital of the biodiversity of Peru”.

    I have come back to my roots in February 2019 and my idea is to transform this Villa to a healing place for women who are interested in natural gynecology, female gatherings and a garden full of medicinal plants for women.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
    Manutenção geral
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    The region (Iskar Gorge) is well known as one of the most beautiful canyons in Bulgaria, 40km from the capital, passing through the Balkan Mountains (Stara Planina). There are plenty of mountain trails, rocks, caves, it is full of water springs and streams, you can practice rafting, go fishing or even enjoy a hot spring .

    I can host you in Zhelen (the name of the village, next to Svoge) and show you around some splendid places and cultural events such as folclore festivals, concerts, exhibitions, etc.
    I have lived 12 years in the Amazon rainforest in Peru, so I can share my experience both about Bulgarian and Amazon culture.

    You can use my property in Sofia also.

  • Ajuda


    I am looking for nice positive people who would like to help me with the garden or with some cosmetic repairs of the house in Zhelen.

    There are 9 beds in the house, a kitchen, big garden, but no place for shower for example, so we need to construct one. I am also planning to make a greenhouse with medicinal plants, repair some parts of the fence, there is a lot to do in the garden.

  • Idiomas

    Bulgarian: Fluente
    Inglês: Fluente
    Espanhol: Fluente
    Italiano: Fluente
    Russo: Iniciante

  • Acomodação


    I offer accommodation in Sofia and in Zhelen. The Villa in Zhelen there is a separate room for guests, on the third floor, there is a kitchen and an outdoor bathroom, but still no shower. We use sun showers or boil water, until we fix the issue.

    The distance between Sofia and Zhelen is 1 hour, both by car or train ride.

    I don´t like fixed rules and severe time schedules, but I believe in personal responsibility and common sense.

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    Algo mais...

    Since the place is very close to the capital, you can enjoy both city and mountain life. The village of Zhelen is also full of young people, each one unique in their activism and lifestyle. In the city I could also offer a bike and tell you about interesting places to visit around.

    I don´t like fixed rules and severe time schedules, but I believe in personal responsibility and common sense. I am very open-minded and free spirit, so do not expect me to give you orders and fix your work, I would rather talk about it and decide with you. Really love creative and self-organized people!

    Sincerely, I prefer people who do not smoke cigarettes around me!

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

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    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

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    Horas previstas

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

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 563375999659

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