Swedish Lapland Wilderness Cabins / Retreat June - October 2020

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Swedish Lapland Wilderness Cabins / Retreat June - October 2020

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  • DescriptionUNFORTUNATELY UNABLE TO SUPPLY VISAS.
    Myself and my husband Saul are from the UK. We are planning to develop our wilderness retreat / camp in order to offer summer and winter wilderness safaris. We will teach survival and bushcraft skills etc. Offering snowmobile and ice fishing salaries in the winter and kayaking and fishing safaris in the summer.

    In the meantime we are preparing and renovating the retreat, cabins and landscape etc.

    Require help with clearing large garden area. Chopping logs for firewood. Painting outside of cabins. Building projects and general maintenance.

    Accommodation consists of a cosy timber frame cabin with comfortable double bed. there is a small seating area with Facillities to make tea and coffee and a small fridge for snacks etc. A 20lt Hot water urn is supplied to make hot drinks The composting toilet is situated outside and hot water can be supplied to shower in a shower tent outside. There is also an indoor toilet in the main cabin where we will prepare and eat food together.

    The cabins are situated in a wilderness area or Swedish Lapland surrounded by forest and lakes. Mouse and reindeer are a common everyday site. Fishing is plentiful.

    All fishing and outdoor equipment is supplied and if you wish to camp at a nearby lake at weekends you are free to do so.
  • LocationSweden, Norrbottens län

  • Work
  • Type of work Building
    Cooking / Shopping
    Gardening
    General maintenance
  • Hours per day 4 to 5 hours per day 5 days per week. Start and finish time may depend on weather at times but generally we start around 10 in the morning. There are no strict times. Some days work will be short while others a bit longer.
  • Work requirements: Just common sense, a willingness to learn new skills and work safely with power tools etc. Training and safety work ware will be provided.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: Minimum stay 3 weeks Maxinum stay 5 months
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Not okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English
  • Has pets? No
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: Accommodation consists of a cosy timber frame cabin with comfortable double bed. there is a small seating area with Facillities to make tea and coffee and a small fridge for snacks etc. A 20lt Hot water urn is supplied to make hot drinks The composting toilet is situated outside and hot water can be supplied to shower in a shower tent outside. There is also an indoor toilet in the main cabin where we will prepare and eat food together.

    The cabins are situated in a wilderness area or Swedish Lapland surrounded by forest and lakes. Mouse and reindeer are a common everyday site. Fishing is plentiful.

    All fishing and outdoor equipment is supplied and if you wish to camp at a nearby lake at weekends you are free to do so. If your a smoker you may smoke outside the cabins at anytime.
  • Additional info
  • We are situated about 15 miles east of Harads in Norrbotten County, Sweden. The famous Tree Hotel is located at Harads and a small supermarket, hardware store, petrol station, Thia restaurant and coffee shop. We visit Harads about once a week or so for shopping.

    A bus travels to Kiruna from Harads and you could visit the ice hotel further north or take a trip south to the nearest town - Boden approximately 35 miles south east. The nearest Airport is at Lulea 65 miles from your homestay.

    There are many national parks to visit at weekends and you could also take a train from Boden to Abisko in the high mountains north.

    The homestay is situated about 25 miles south of the Arctic Circle and in the month of June we have 24hrs Daylight. The surrounding Flora and Forna is stunning. A real wilderness retreat.

    We will work approximately 4 to 5 Hours a day and eat breakfast, lunch and dinner together. We will also prepare meals together. We will take trips at the weekends at times and you are welcome to come along and discover Swedish Lapland.

    We only have one neighbour in the area and apart from when friends visit during the hunting season. The homestay is very peaceful.

    We barbecue outside round a camp fire in the summer evenings and maybe go for a swim in the nearby lake. If your looking for unique wilderness experience then this homestay could be for you.