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SEEDS 038. Revegetation in the South of Iceland - Mission accomplished!
SEEDS 038. Revegetation in the South of Iceland - Mission accomplished!
11.07.2012
Yeah, we did it!!! The thirteen little green heroes have planted some seeds of hope around the South of Iceland (and we have our diplomas as proof!!!). Our results will be seen, for sure, in a couple of years. Everyday we were shoveling for a greener future, Mother Nature will be very grateful...
SEEDS 030. Meet us - don´t eat us (2:6) - Save a whale, bite on a waffle!
SEEDS 030. Meet us - don´t eat us (2:6) - Save a whale, bite on a waffle!
04.07.2012
´Hi! Would you like to save some whales? It´s very easy! Just write down your name and the country you are from!´ - this and some other ´pick-up lines´ have become extremely popular in the streets of Reykjavík for last two weeks because of 10 energetic, young,...
SEEDS 038. Revegetation in the South of Iceland! - The Green Heroes!
SEEDS 038. Revegetation in the South of Iceland! - The Green Heroes!
03.07.2012
Here we are, all of us, 13 people working hard (always together with our great hosts) for a week now in different places in Southern Iceland! We are doing several tasks: from spreading natural and organic fertilizer with our shovels and rakes (we are in the top of some mountains of that material...
SEEDS 026. As far as it gets in the East fjords! - Roaming the wilderness!
SEEDS 026. As far as it gets in the East fjords! - Roaming the wilderness!
02.07.2012
As far as it gets at east fjords - that´s the real spirit of Iceland! Long drive from Reykjavík cause our camp was set at a very remote place about 700 km´s from capital all over the mountains and rivers where nearest village and shop are 50 km´s away. Surrounded by spectacular...
SEEDS 040. Hitting the slopes - Skálafell & Blue Mountains
SEEDS 040. Hitting the slopes - Skálafell & Blue Mountains
01.07.2012
After one week in Skálafell, we are now masters in the art of raking. Taking the chairlift everyday to go on top of the mountain, raking it to the bottom to create bike tracks. The result is certified by one of our volunteers who tried them with his own bike. With a beautiful view on Þingvellir...
SEEDS 027. Hafnarfjördur - Revegetation in the Reykjanes Peninsula
SEEDS 027. Hafnarfjördur - Revegetation in the Reykjanes Peninsula
29.06.2012
Re-vegetating the mountains is one of the most interesting and grateful things you can do in here in Iceland. During these two weeks we planted birch/willow/rowen, measured them and spread natural fertilizer in a lot different places in the Reykjanes peninsula.   Seltún, Golden...
SEEDS 018. Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (3:9) - Tree huggers?!? For sure!!!
SEEDS 018. Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (3:9) - Tree huggers?!? For sure!!!
20.06.2012
Hi there everyone!! Finally we concluded our workcamp here in Reykjavik. We have had a lot of fun working along with the staff of the Botanic Garden doing tasks such as weeding, moving soil, planting flowers in that soil moved…gardening in general, but the best of all is that a perfect...
SEEDS 021. Nature & Culture in the South of Iceland - It's over! Unfortunately?
SEEDS 021. Nature & Culture in the South of Iceland - It's over! Unfortunately?
18.06.2012
Work camp is finished and everyone is back in Reykjavik to spend the last evening together. So, while guys are making Mexican food, we take a look back at all the things that happened  during those 2 weeks in the southern Iceland. It has been a lot of painting and new things...
SEEDS 023. The Highlands North of Vatnajökul glacier - Ten days, luckily few more to come!
SEEDS 023. The Highlands North of Vatnajökul glacier - Ten days, luckily few more to come!
17.06.2012
We, 9 volunteers, have already spent 10 days in a farm house in the highlands of Iceland. Everything here is much better than we expected it to be. We are in the middle of Nowhere – it takes 45 minutes to get to the nearest village and we love it. The landscape here is amazing - mountains all...
SEEDS 021. Nature & Culture in the South of Iceland - Heating sandwiches in volcanic sand!
SEEDS 021. Nature & Culture in the South of Iceland - Heating sandwiches in volcanic sand!
14.06.2012
We ( I and 6 volunteers) have lived with our hosts for almost a week now and it has been a great time and mostly - very nice weather, as it usually is in southern parts of Iceland. So far we have worked on painting the houses and fixing the roof, as well as general cleaning and fixing things. Soon...
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