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SEEDS 87. Volunteering at the feet of Eyjafjallajökull
SEEDS 87. Volunteering at the feet of Eyjafjallajökull
26.09.2011
Most of our last days were dedicated to the sheep of Iceland. We were first helping to fix the sheep stable and to prepare it for the cold winter months. Then it was time for the Réttir, the event of gathering the sheep from the fields. Some of us went by horse, and some by foot to seek out...
SEEDS 72. Fljótsdalshérað - Icelandic North-east
SEEDS 72. Fljótsdalshérað - Icelandic North-east
25.09.2011
Green kale, red kale, mizuna, red giant and other name of salads; berries, red and black currant and, of course, barley. Most of the volunteers joining this workcamp changed their diet quite drastically. We all knew from the description of the workcamp that it would be vegetarian meals only....
SEEDS 70: Volunteers Vs Sheep
SEEDS 70: Volunteers Vs Sheep
24.09.2011
Our group of volunteers triumphantly return from their two week battle against an army of 300 plus sheep! Our volunteers gathered from as wide as Japan, Germany, France, The Netherlands, UK and Italy, and the sheep gathered  (or were herded) from the vast plains, valleys and mountains of...
SEEDS 69. Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords
SEEDS 69. Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords
22.09.2011
On the early but lovely sunny morning of the 8th of September 2011, a group of 10 international volunteers from Switzerland, Slovakia, Spain, Italy, Australia, Finland, UK, Germany and Hong Kong loaded a SEEDS minivan with their luggage and headed for their adventure in the West Fjords. Hours...
SEEDS 76. International Swiss School
SEEDS 76. International Swiss School
19.09.2011
During this week, SEEDS is hosting a group of students from an international school in Switzerland that will split and work in two different locations. One group is near Hvolsvöllur, helping in an organic farm and the other group is in Þórsmörk, at the natural reserve, helping...
SEEDS 80. Maritime outdoor education playground
SEEDS 80. Maritime outdoor education playground
15.09.2011
On the 11th of September our workcamp started in Inner Njardvik, in one of the small town’s of the Reykjanesbær municipality. The project aimed to reconstruct an imitation of an old traditional, Icelandic shark-barrack, a driftwood shore and an imitation of an entrance (built from...
SEEDS 90. Nature & Culture in the South
SEEDS 90. Nature & Culture in the South
11.09.2011
Last night we saw the Northern Lights and this morning I’m still grinning! One of our group was smoking a cigarette outside when she tapped on the window and pointed at the sky. As none of us had seen them before we raced outside and watched in wonder as the pale green light swirled and...
SEEDS 62. Island of Videy & Culture night in Reykjavik
SEEDS 62. Island of Videy & Culture night in Reykjavik
01.09.2011
One can say that we were influenced by the energy of the Peace Tower built on the Videy island in the memory of John Lennon. One may say that there is nothing on this island with three houses than…peace. But, I say there was something magical on this small island so close to Reykjavik...
SEEDS 66. Djúpavík. Where the northern road ends!
SEEDS 66. Djúpavík. Where the northern road ends!
01.09.2011
Yesterday, some of our group of volunteers ran in screaming: “NORTHERN LIGHTS!” Of course we all rushed out to catch a glimpse of this phenomenon. So Djúpavík will always be the place where I saw my first northern lights. But it is not only that: it is also...
SEEDS 85. Nature & Fun in the South
SEEDS 85. Nature & Fun in the South
27.08.2011
Experience authentic life at an Icelandic farm is something completely new. SEEDS international group of 7 young and 2 senior volunteers get the chance to experience that for 12 days in August. One of a few organic farms in Iceland, nearby beautiful Seljalandsfoss, welcomed us with friendly atmosphere...
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