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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...
SEEDS 012. Nature & Fun at the feet of Vatnajökull - Work, Glacier & Hot Pots!
SEEDS 012. Nature & Fun at the feet of Vatnajökull - Work, Glacier & Hot Pots!
26.05.2012
For a few days we have worked in the farm and in the guest house gardening, cleaning the junkyard and milking cows or atleast trying to milk them. The work is physical and SEEDS volunteers are doing an amazing job. We are rewarded with outdoor hot pots with a view on the glacier and we can...
SEEDS 014. Djúpavík - Where the northern road ends!
SEEDS 014. Djúpavík - Where the northern road ends!
24.05.2012
Right now (midnight) we are enjoying one of the most amazing sunsets we´ve ever seen and along the two days we´ve been at the Djúpavík workcamp we have already had tons of picture opportunities! Westfjords are simply astonishing ;) Today, our first working day,...
SEEDS in France! Sustainable Development Training
SEEDS in France! Sustainable Development Training
15.05.2012
4 days, 16 participants, 9 different countries, and one focus, sustainable development. This describes the week that two of SEEDS members spent in France with our colleague organization Solidarités Jeunesses. With the objective of tackling the important issue of sustainable development...
SEEDS Leaders & Messengers - Fresh and well trained!
SEEDS Leaders & Messengers - Fresh and well trained!
14.05.2012
Last week the new SEEDS long-term volunteers, soon-to-be camp leaders, returned from Northern Iceland where they took part in a training camp. Joined by SEEDS office staff, the volunteers built a barefoot path and helped with renovating the facilities of an old boarding school that is now part of...
SEEDS 007. Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords
SEEDS 007. Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords
06.05.2012
Just a wave from North-Western Iceland to say that we´ve had wonderful luck with the group dynamic and the weather!   These first days have been a real delight. The hosts seem happy with our work so far and I´m really impressed by what...
SEEDS 016. Easter at Eyjafjörður - The longest fjord
SEEDS 016. Easter at Eyjafjörður - The longest fjord
25.04.2012
Beautiful landscapes, interesting work, and very nice local Icelanders made for a wonderful experience for our SEEDS volunteers in this workcamp. Working to turn an old school into a sustainable tourist association/cooperative we had a busy two weeks! From breaking down walls to building new walls,...
Come and join us for the Earth Day Activities on 22.04.2012
Come and join us for the Earth Day Activities on 22.04.2012
16.04.2012
This Sunday, April 22nd, you are invited to participate in a number of eco-friendly events that all investigate creative approaches to eco-friendly living in Reykjavik. SEEDS presents together with the artist collaborative group Cars, Vegetables and Garbage, Hostelling International and Sorpa...
SEEDS 010. Reykjavík Fashion Festival
SEEDS 010. Reykjavík Fashion Festival
02.04.2012
March was a busy month here in Reykjavik! With both the Design March and the Fashion Festival the city was filled with creativity, fashion, design and of course lots of fun. SEEDS volunteers were lucky to have the opportunity to be part of the 3rd Reykjavík Fashion Festival and get a behind...
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