EXTREME VOLUNTEERING, UZICE
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
- Code : VSS13
- Dispo : 4M (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Guide Association “Kapedunum” http://www.kapedunum.rs/ organises this workcamp for the first time and they are very enthusiastic!
Surrounded by picturesque nature and the river canyon Djetinja, numerous bikes and walking trails, the town of Uzice is increasingly visited by environmentally conscious tourists, nature lovers and young travellers who want to explore small towns in Serbia. The volunteers will help organizing competitions in mountain biking on Tornik, a famous ski center on the mountain Zlatibor, prepare the bike path with the help of local volunteers (remove rocks, mark signs, fix obstacles), and take photos of the race. They will help build a hiking trail through the Djetinja gorge by clearing debris away and superfluous vegetation. We expect the locals to get involved too, as they have already started asking about you, our international volunteers!
The hostel in a 4-bed rooms with shared toilets and showers. The volunteers will prepare meals from food that will be provided by the organizer.
The city of Uzice in western Serbia is geographically located in the middle of the world famous tourist attractions such as Mokra Gora, Drvengrad, the National Park Tara, Zlatibor, Sirogojno, Drina River House etc. The city is just the step away from the untouched nature and is ideal for an active vacation, cycling, paragliding, climbing etc. Uzice has significant cultural and historical heritage, starting from its mention in the writings of Dubrovnik from the 14th century whose witness is a medieval fortification "Stari Grad" which still stands on the hillside of the city, offering outstanding views over the city. There is the first hydropower plant in Europe and the second in the world, built by Tesla?s principles. Probably the most famous historical value of the city is The Uzice Republic is – the first liberated territory in the World War II. Guided excursions will be organized to the natural, cultural and historical sites of Uzice. The volunteers will also participate in workshops on the topic of environmental protection.
Volunteers should bring their own camera.