Alliance Spain SVIAN061 ENVI 19.07.2008 02.08.2008 18-30
Code: SVIAN061 Year: 2008
Location: Alcala De Los Gazules
Address: Refuge ґEl Picachoґ
Project: ENVI-RENO - Environmental-Restoration
Initial Date: 19-07-2008 Final Date: 02-08-2008
Min Age: 18 Max Age: 30 Places: 12
Description of Workcamp:
REGION.- Region of Andalucнa. Province of Cбdiz.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK.-
Starting-up a traditional vegetable garden in the “El Aljibe”
Collecting information on traditional agriculture through
interviews with old people.
Seed collection, preparation, classification and conservation.
Renovation of “La Blasina” cottage: rebuilding of walls,
conditioning work, etc.
Building a model of “La Blasina” ruins. Mapping out the zone, and
designing educational environmental activities.
Activities to provide information and promote awareness amongst
young people from Alcalб de los Gazules.
Workshops:Juggling, handicrafts, flora and fauna, medicinal
plants, body-handling, trust games, orientation.
Sports activities: cycling, introduction to abseiling and
mountaineering, archery, trekking, canoeing.
Excursions and visits: Natural Park Visitor Centre, climb to El
Picacho, Cбdiz, Jerez de la Frontera, Bolonia beach and Roman
ruins of Baelo Claudia.
Games and social evenings.
LOCATION.- In the north of the “Los Alcornocales” Natural Park in
the Sierra del Aljibe (Cadiz). This park, covering 170,025 ha, is
one of the chief wooded areas in Andalucia, with some of the
largest cork oak woods in the world along with discreet groves of
muricated oak and river woodland that give us an idea of what the
primitive Iberian forests would have been like. In addition to
the region’s natural interest there is the archaeological,
traditional and historical appeal of the Campo de Gibraltar area.
ACCOMMODATION.- Refuge “El Picacho” - Carretera de los Montes de
Alcalб - Km. 3,5 - Alcalб de los Gazules (Cбdiz).
TRAVELLING INSTRUCTIONS. Bus from Sevilla, Algeciras and Jerez de
la Frontera (LINESUR Company) and from Cadiz (COMES company) to
Alcalб de los Gazules.
MEETING POINT.- Volunteers should arrive the first day at 12.00h.
at the “Parada” bar in Alcalб de los Gazules. From here they will
be transfered to the Refuge “El Picacho”.
LANGUAGES SPOKEN.- English and spanish.
THINGS TO BRING.- Sleeping bag or blanket, work clothes and
shoes, walking boots and trainers, water flask, haversack, torch,
bathing costume, waterproof sandals, washing gear (including
towel), sun protection (cap, hat, cream, etc.), international
sanitary card for the EU volunteers.
Optional: typical products from the volunteer’s place of origin:
non-perishable foodstuffs, drinks, information and music for a
fiesta of peoples of the world.
EMERGENCY CONTACT.- Direcciуn Provincial del Instituto Andaluz de
la Juventud en Cбdiz.Tel: 956 007 508 / 956 007 512