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All Year: from march to november
Area (ha): 1,5
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 40458
Country: Italy

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Last Updated: October 19, 2017

We are a family, father, mother and a daugther 8 years old and a boy 4 years old. We leave in the hills near to Palermo (about 15 Km), were we've built our own earth-made house, using the technichs of adobe and torchis. The author of this project and also the first worker in its construction, is Afshin himself, who is a iranian bioarchitect, expert in construction with natural materials and enviromental education, he also is able to construct wood forniture and toys. Alessia is a doctor, she works in the city and helps when possible in our organic garden. Our chidren go to school from september to june, and children are welcome in our house; they are the real house master so our helpers are kindly request to love children too! In hot months we offer our tend in the garden and the full use of the house during the day. It is possible to sleep inside but with no privacy. The first small city (about 3000 inhabitants), Pioppo, is at about 3 km, the first supermarket 10 min by feet. We would like to involve our helpers in agriculture works (for family needs), the experiment of saffran in summer/autumn, and buildings in earth materials, such the garden house of the children in autumn, and so on. By car, you can reach in 30/40 minuts very beatiful beachs, the public transportation offers few trips per day.

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