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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...
SEEDS 017. Far far away! Icelandic heritage - Newly formed friendship!
SEEDS 017. Far far away! Icelandic heritage - Newly formed friendship!
13.06.2012
At the end of a wonderful two weeks in the East, we have left our volunteers and the host with a heavy heart but full of great memories.  After cleaning and preparing the museum for the opening day ahead of schedule we spent a slightly more relaxed week making chicken wire manikins, marking...
SEEDS 007. Nature and Fun in the Westfjords - Fun indeed it was!
SEEDS 007. Nature and Fun in the Westfjords - Fun indeed it was!
12.06.2012
I spent the last fortnight working with 9 international volunteers in a remote part of North-Western Iceland. The project was based in a socially responsible hotel / farm / activity centre. Our main task was working on the construction of a large extension to the hotel building. But we also helped...
SEEDS 012. Nature & Fun at the feet of Vatnajökull
SEEDS 012. Nature & Fun at the feet of Vatnajökull
02.06.2012
"After 10 days working we discovered muscles that we didn´t know existed. The work was hard but the team spirit was stronger. Thanks to an amazing team of volunteers, we managed to create a 2.5 km hiking path leading to the glacier and prepared the farm for the summer. A farmer´s...
SEEDS 017. Far far away! Icelandic heritage
SEEDS 017. Far far away! Icelandic heritage
29.05.2012
Góðan daginn from the North east of Iceland! What a stunning place. The rocky fjords protrude into the deep blue ocean, while the snow-capped peaks tower all around us. The views are numerous, breathless and endless. Our host welcomed us into her home with open...
SEEDS 013. Natural heritage in the far East - Halfway there!
SEEDS 013. Natural heritage in the far East - Halfway there!
27.05.2012
After a very long drive we arrived here at the very eastern end of Iceland on the night from Monday to Tuesday. On the way we learned how different the weather can be here in Iceland. We left the sunny Reykjavík and entered a sandstorm followed by rain and strong wind and later even snow! Our...
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