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SEEDS 053. The Famous Kjölur Road
SEEDS 053. The Famous Kjölur Road
21.06.2018
This workcamp was set in the stunning highlands between two glaciers in central Iceland. The area is famous for its breathtaking landscapes, snowy mountains and geothermal area. The work consisted mostly of fixing the roads and sidewalks for hikers, picking the rubbish and cultivating the area...
SEEDS 048 - Trails near Katla Volcano & Myrdalsjoküll glacier
SEEDS 048 - Trails near Katla Volcano & Myrdalsjoküll glacier
12.06.2018
A large and diverse group consisting of people from Russia, Ukraine, Romania, France, Italy, US, Canada, Scotland, Hungary and Germany supported the most southern town of Iceland, Vik to maintain hiking paths and to beautify the area. The town is located between the breath taking Glacier Myrdalsjoküll...
SEEDS 038. Botanical Gardens in Reykjavik
SEEDS 038. Botanical Gardens in Reykjavik
03.06.2018
The Botanical Garden Camp lasted from 21st of May til the 2nd of June. The work volunteers were given was taking care of flowerbeds, getting rid of weeds and invasive species, such as Chionodoxa.   The work was demanding but very rewarding. The workers of the Botanical Garden welcomed us...
SEEDS 036. Outdoor Work on the South Shore
SEEDS 036. Outdoor Work on the South Shore
20.05.2018
Main task of this camp was to support a local farm in their endeavour to afforest the surroundings. Over the timespan of ten days the volunteers planted over 6000 trees on the slope of a hill behind the farm. The work was physical demanding but was rewarded during the work with a beautiful outlook...
SEEDS 021. Photo Marathon in Reykjavik
SEEDS 021. Photo Marathon in Reykjavik
21.04.2018
Our cozy house is situated in the middle of a green area, just outside the centre of Reykjavik. This camp consists of photo marathon and environmental participants together in one house. Only one week ago we woke up to a house covered in snow but today we are taking pictures of new plants in the...
SEEDS 015. Photography & Easter Aurora Hunting
SEEDS 015. Photography & Easter Aurora Hunting
12.04.2018
I share with you some of the highlights of a successful photo marathon camp at SEEDS.   My favourite day was definitely the Snæfellsnes excursion. Packed with two full vans we drove our way into the peninsula stretching our legs every half hour because the view asks...
SEEDS cleaning the coastline of Reykjavík
SEEDS cleaning the coastline of Reykjavík
28.03.2018
SEEDS has organised three coast cleanings in the west part of Reykjavík in the past weeks. The cleanings were a part of our Environmental and Photomarathon camps but we also engaged the local public by creating public facebook events. The cleanings were very successful and the group managed...
SEEDS 118. Island of Viðey
SEEDS 118. Island of Viðey
20.09.2017
Duiring our camp island of videy, participants from United States, Estonia, Spain, Portugal, France and Hong Kong enjoyed the scenic view of the island while engaging in some interesting manual work. Our tasks included cleaning a majority of the coastline of the island and other lanmarks on the...
SEEDS 086 Nature conservation in the East fjords
SEEDS 086 Nature conservation in the East fjords
31.07.2017
This camp consisted in two main tasks: removing lupines and rebuilding a path. Lupines are invasive in this part of Iceland. We removed as much as possible in riverbanks to keep the seeds from spreading in water streams. The path we worked on is very popular in this area. We worked with a path building...
SEEDS 068 Growing Gardens in Reykjavik
SEEDS 068 Growing Gardens in Reykjavik
14.07.2017
During this camp, we were working in a garden that grows plants and trees for the city of Reykjavik. Participants from Germany, Taiwan, Italy and France cooked an amazing international dinner with food from all our countries. We had time to do something after work every day, such as visiting Reykjavik...
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