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Permaculture project Elhovo, Bulgaria

4.5
5 reviews5

Architectural Ideas, Advice, Drawings

Help a sustainable project
This host contributes to building a better and more sustainable future for all!
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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with nature
6 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Expand your environmental consciousness
5 travelers felt they returned from this experience with a greater environmental consciousness
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.
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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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
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The Experience

We're looking for someone who understands buildings and can suggest solutions: how to rebuild an small derelict house, remodel our home to meet our practical requirements, repurpose outbuildings. You'll need to measure and draw accurately, and provide solutions which will work in practice. Also help with practical work - erect trellises, put up shelves, carry out small repairs.

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Requirements

  • Fluent English or Fluent German
  • Over 21 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

Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Stay at least
1 week

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5 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Permaculture Project

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

6 Get in touch with nature

5 Developing environmental awareness

2 Learning about sustainability

2 Immersing in the local culture

2 Creating true social impact

1 Developing social awareness

Italy

5

With Rayne I had an amazing time, even during winter I had the chance to learn about Permaculture. She helped me a lot to reach the village (it's in the middle of nowhere, quite hard to reach it, you only need to ask). The task are suitable for volunteers that just want to tear down invasive trees with an axe and build things, and for those who want to be creative and do artistic tasks, cook, plant flowers and clean the project. The host is able to communicate: a not so common ability on worldpackers. You just need to be able to spend a lot of time alone, apart from that I completely recommend!

about 1 month ago

United States

5

This was a truly rewarding experience! The work you put into this project will have a lasting effect on yourself, and hopefully the host and local community. Rayne is a wonderful host, with a vast knowledge on the local culture. She took me to Yambol and treated me to a Bulgarian meal! The town is in a remote area, but the project pets are really good company. You can also hike to and explore a nearby Village, or take a minibus to a bigger town. I would love to visit again in the spring or summer time!

3 months ago

Colombia

4

The village is away from big cities so this is the perfect moment to connect with nature and learn a lot about permaculture. The host will make time to show you the real Bulgarian culture and the village. It's necessary that you love animals, there will be dogs and the project to pet. This is a cool experience and you will have time to explore Bulgaria or even Istanbul.

6 months ago

Colombia

4

This is a place to enjoy nature, learn about Bulgarian culture and understand the importance of permaculture. It's important that you love animals, there will be 3 beautiful dogs ready to be petted and 4 the project that will eventually trust you. You will have your own room with everything that you need. Christine is very flexible the project schedule of work, so as you comunicate and agreed, you will have time to travel Bulgary or even explore Istanbul. I highly recommend this experience.

6 months ago

Mexico

5

Se encuentra en una pequeña villa en medio de la naturaleza. La estadía fue muy agradable en convivencia con Rayne, sus gatos y su perro, ella es una persona accesible en cuanto a los horarios y días de descanso. Siempre intento explicarnos acerca de la cultura en Bulgaria y cuidado del medioambiente. Su cordialidad fue expansiva en todos los aspectos, nos proporciono una habitación cómoda y la comida era buena.

about 3 years ago

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