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Azinheira dos barros
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 84177
Country: Portugal

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Last Updated: April 8, 2018

Hello to all travelers
I'm Paolo and I'm Italian
From September of last year I rented a house in a remote land in Portugal.
it is a very large house, located 120 km south of Lisbon and 25 km from the ocean in a very quiet and peaceful valley.
The nearest village, Azinheira do Barros, offers essential services, is 4 kilometers away.
the neighborhood is made up of country houses inhabited by Portuguese and northern Europeans who live a super quiet life and who have created a small community of solidarity here.
During my experience as a HELPER in one of their homes I immediately established a wonderful relationship with everyone that led me to do everything to have that house.
the desire is to buy it one day, but waiting for that time I have to live it or make it live.
For family reasons I can not go there this year so often and I SEARCH for someone who:

- "live" the house also when i'm not there
- enjoy the amazing multicultural neighbors
- prepare and look after the vegetable garden.
- repair the chicken house
- go surf
- perform some carpentry and maintenance work
- build a small shading canopy
- ride a bicycle
- help the nearby Mrs. Maria when necessary
- go visit nearest villages
- renew an hold stone builded wood howen

- your own house has with 2 bed rooms one big bathroom and a functionally kitchen

- when i'm there (rare this year) i'll provide to cook you italian meals or i'll be happy to taste your country folk food
- when i'm not, there is a lot of food into the house and vegetable garden will provide the rest
- the funny neighborough eat togheter almost every night there are other helpxer working in that valley. is it always very nice

- to arrive there is a bus from Lisbon four runs every day that leave you in Grandola than one more small bus to Azinheira but during my stay i can pick you up directly in Grandola
- to move around i'll provide one or a couple of bicycle or maybe a small bike we will see. In a short future i planned to buy couple of horses but i don't know yet when exactly

i'm actually a host also in Italy, in Reggio Emilia, with a cultural hub with workshops every day. we already host many travelers finding fantastic the intercultural exchange and receiving lot of nice and precious feedback.

I leave you some pictures and keep waiting for your calls for more information and details

A big hug and have a good trip wherever you go

good Karma to everyone


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