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Pousada Quinua, Peru

4.5
6 reviews6

Mamachina


Make a real social impact
A traveler really felt their social impact working with this host
Practice Spanish
A traveler recommended this host to practice Spanish
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Arts
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
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Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance
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The Experience

Un lugar acogedor para todo el mundo

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Requirements

  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Stay at least
1 week

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6 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Pousada

4.5

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

1 Practicing Spanish

1 Creating true social impact

1 Meeting locals

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Immersing in the local culture

Brazil

4

Yersi foi um anfitrião excelente. A cidade de Quinua é bem pequena e não tem muitas opções de passeio e diversão, mas a experiência de imersão na cultura local vale muito a pena. A comida servida pelo anfitrião é boa e o quarto de hóspedes também. O banheiro é compartilhado, fora da casa e não tem água muito quente, o que é desconfortável em dias de muito frio. O trabalho é bastante físico e são respeitados os horários. A construção do hotel é um sonho do anfitrião que está se tornando realidade aos poucos. Fiquei muito contente em poder participar desse projeto.

9 months ago

Spain

4

La experiencia en Mamachina fue increíble. Iba por una semana y me quedé dos.
Yersi fue muy amable y me enseñó mucho de la cultura de Quinua. Me llevó a conocer los talleres de cerámica y lugares de los alrededores. El pueblo es mágico, con muchos sitios para visitar. Pasé La Nochebuena con su familia y me acogieron como a una mas. La comida de Mamachina es exquisita y muy abundante.
Yersi es un manitas y muy trabajador, sin duda cuando termine su proyecto será un lugar espectacular. El único inconveniente fue el frío y la lluvia. Muy recomendable para los que les guste la naturaleza.

10 months ago

Mexico

5

Mi experiencia fue sin duda enriquecedora, por la gente que estuvo en el corto lapso de tiempo que me tocaba quedar. Yersi se portó muy ante to desde el principio y también muy accesible con el itinerario que yo tenía que seguir para mi viaje. Me encantaría regresar en otras circunstancias debido a que hubo un poco de desorganización en cuestión horarios de comida y trabajo. Sin embargo no es algo que me pareciera frecuente, solo fue el momento. Agradezco el hacer tenido esta experiencia, el lugar es lindo, hay mucho que hacer al rededor y es muy tranquilo. Sin duda volvería.

11 months ago

Mexico

5

Mamachina es un lugar mágico, por la simple razón de que se encuentra en el pueblo de artesanos Quinua. Los alrededores quitan el aliento, hay bosques, ruinas, cuevas y aguas termales para quien quiera quedarse el tiempo suficiente. Yersi está en proceso de acabar el hostal, y cualquier ayuda es bienvenida. Es un chico muy amable y enérgico. Recomiendo mamachina a todo aquel que quiera estar ceca de la naturaleza y le gusten los lugares poco turísticos. Y a quién quiera poner un poco de sí mismo ayudando a Yersi y su hostal:

11 months ago

Argentina

5

la verdad que mamachina fue una experiencia increíble, el lugar está en una muy buena ubicación, la gente del lugar increíble, Yersi y su familia muy compañeros, nos llegaron a lugares en cuatriciclos a recorrer y concer, todo muy lindo, la comida de la madre increíble de rica y abundante.
una experiencia recomendable de la cual no me podría ir.
No sé queden con ganas es un lugar hermoso y la van a pasar más que bien

11 months ago

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Hosted by Yersi

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