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Join the Campaig! United we are stronger!
Join the Campaig! United we are stronger!
13.09.2013
- 9 November 2013 is International Day against Fascism and Antisemitism -   Since the early 1990s, UNITED for Intercultural Action has coordinated and inspired annual pan-European antifascist activities to mark 9 November. The aim is two-fold: firstly, commemorate victims...
SEEDS 085. Forestery in the Land of Fire and Ice
SEEDS 085. Forestery in the Land of Fire and Ice
04.08.2013
If somebody would ask  me, what is the first thing that comes into my mind when I remember my last workcamp, it definately is  - sun! But a big, big and very warm one. Actually, before this workcamp, I thought, that in Iceland good weather can stay for maximum 3 days. I was sooooo wrong. But...
SEEDS 074. The Valleys in the West of Iceland
SEEDS 074. The Valleys in the West of Iceland
26.07.2013
On Sunday, the 14th of July, six excited and motivated young people met in Reykjavik. Together we travelled to a farm in the West of Iceland. We lived twelve days with a big and lovely family in a very beautiful valley. We worked especially in the barn of the farm which needed a lot of renovation,...
066. Hitting the slopes - Skalafell & Blue Mountains (2:2)
066. Hitting the slopes - Skalafell & Blue Mountains (2:2)
22.07.2013
It all started with a fog – incredibly big one. The more closer to work place we got, the more foggier it went. When we got out of the car all there was to see was a house with a red roof and nothing else. Just fog. Welcome to Blafjoll! The workcamp took place in the skiing resort near from...
SEEDS 061. Mýrdalshreppur - South Shore (4:8)
SEEDS 061. Mýrdalshreppur - South Shore (4:8)
19.07.2013
We usually think that we only can learn in the schools, in the colleges, may be in our homes when we are kids. We always relate any kind of learning with the formal education and its formal methods. But then, you arrive to a farm in the South of Iceland and a family of farmers teach you in only two...
SEEDS 056. Revegetation in the South of Iceland
SEEDS 056. Revegetation in the South of Iceland
15.07.2013
Could you ever imagine working with very organic fertilizers and having philosophical talks? That's what we did during this project. 10 young volunteers form far--ar away (and one camp leader) came to Iceland to fight soil erosion and plant some new trees. Our wonderful hosts explained us why...
SEEDS 059. Meet Us Don?t Eat Us
SEEDS 059. Meet Us Don?t Eat Us
15.07.2013
Humans are a very small part of this planet and are not the only beings who are existing here. The variety of living creatures is so wide that it makes me think many times, how we all together can live in harmony and balance? It is possible but requires a lot of understanding and open – mindedness....
SEEDS 051. Meet us - Don't eat us (2:6)
SEEDS 051. Meet us - Don't eat us (2:6)
09.07.2013
"Killing whales? But Iceland still hunt whales? Are you sure? I thought that whaling it had already been banned...” This is how a typical conversation with a tourist starts when you encourage him to support the "Meet us - Don’t eat us" campaign. Coming to Iceland to...
SEEDS 038. Making a dream reality in the West Fjords - Raggagarður, Súðavík
SEEDS 038. Making a dream reality in the West Fjords - Raggagarður, Súðavík
08.07.2013
Making a dream reality in the West Fjords - Raggagarður, Súðavík The work placement was in the hearth of the west fjords of Iceland, Súðavík, a town of about 130 inhabitants, a wonderful place where you can feel the nature living around. Arctic foxes, wild...
SEEDS 054. Botanic Garden in Reykjavík
SEEDS 054. Botanic Garden in Reykjavík
08.07.2013
Crazy nights, crazy days, a work camp full of events! Actually work camps give us different opportunities: to meet new friends, to know yourself better, to discover Iceland, fall in love ….  It’s up to everyone what kind of experience you are ready to pass through. And we did...
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