July 12, 2018

Monday

2th of July

New week, new feelings, new tasks.

After a weekend we arrived at workplace tired and sleepy. Hard works is necessary and coffee shop is closed.        

   

We came without two people, our monitor Alex Nuno and volunteer Antonio left us because of some personal issues.

At the morning meeting with our monitors we read a lovely letter that Antonio wrote for us.

After that energizer l...

July 2, 2018

Friday, the 29th of June was our fifth working day in the camp. After breakfast we are going to our working place where the group leaders organize and divide us in groups. And then a group leader did game in which she was trying to motivate us for today. And then the work begins.

One group of six volunteers were working in the benches meanwhile nine volunteers were working in the other place. Today bench team some were painting...

July 1, 2018

Saturday, 30th of June, was a long- awaited day, first because the planing seemed promising and second because it gave us the chance to sleep a bit longer. So, with recharged batteries, we headed to Pedra Amarela park in Sintra. Once there, we could choose between two different ways to enjoy the peaceful landscape: tree climbing and  walking through the park. In either case, the group spent a great time in the nature!

After lun...

June 30, 2018

In the morning we had our breakfast around 8.15 and hopped on the bus to Matos-Cheirinhos. We arrived at the apartment where we are storing our supplies and had a quick energiser and logistics meeting. In separate teams we made our way to the "Z" zone and the children's play park to begin work. 

At "Z" zone we finished nailing the logs together for the clothes line and BBQ area. Then we spread a trap on the ground for the grave...

Wednesday, the 27th of June was our third working day. In the morning, the group was lacking energy due to a previous night out in Lisbon, so the day started with an energizer to put everyone into a working condition. The camp leaders promised it would be a “big day” and we need to concentrate. A big day? That sounds interesting. Let see what we had to do.

To start with, we had to bring all the materials to the workplace: the l...

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