Participá de una bioconstrucción en Meliquina, Patagonia


The Exchange

If you join the Terra Meliquina Ship experience you will participate in the construction of a sustainability center designed and led by an architect specialized in Earth Ships. During your stay in Meliquina you can participate in the various stages of construction by acquiring techniques for handling different materials and sustainable practices. Do not miss this true experience of collective strength!


What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Painting & Decorating: Help to maintain the appearance inside and outside the building.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs.

Gardening: Help to grow and cultivate plants.


What you get

2 days off per week

Tent: A billion stars over your head and a comfy tent to sleep in.

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Pick Up: No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.

Yoga classes: Namaste! Join our yoga classes and transform your health.

Language lessons: Learn or improve your language skills.

Holistic Therapies: Join activities related to self-knowledge and meditation.

Permaculture Course: Join our permaculture course and learn how to take care of our planet.


Requirements

Beginner Spanish or Beginner English

Over 18 years old


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

The experience will consist of 5 days a week of work, 6 hours a day with cuts for the different meals thought by two specialists in healthy eating. The preparation of the different meals will be done collectively, and you can access this service with a minimum daily cost, if you prefer to cook your own food you will have an available space to do it. Also, you will be able to participate in workshops such as yoga, orchard, bioconstruction and different alternative practices that integrate the environment and reconfigure the human link with nature. You will learn how to transform common waste such as car tires, glass bottles, plastic bottles and aluminum cans into efficient construction materials.


Activities & Shift

In this sense, different activity teams will be developed that its members can rotate among themselves to achieve a more enriching experience during construction.
Example: pounding, carpentry, collection of materials, kitchen, logistics, etc. 6-hour shifts with cuts for lunch and leisure. Our campsite in Meliquina is located 150 meters from the Meliquina River and 1500 meters from the lake, to enjoy the activities proposed by the place.


Rules

Free days will keep the same schedule with respect to meals, but we will have to help the team in charge of that task to make your work more enjoyable. We will enjoy group dynamics and excursions.