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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...
SEEDS 78. Icelandic Herbs & Mountain of Wolves
SEEDS 78. Icelandic Herbs & Mountain of Wolves
25.08.2011
In the mid of August, the most various group of volunteers I ever met - starting from age differences, also Nordic-distant and well-organized characters - got to live together with southern, loud, lively and energetic people. All of us spent one week in Ulfarsfell, next to Reykjavik in a SEEDS...
SEEDS 77. Viking course & Challenge Playground
SEEDS 77. Viking course & Challenge Playground
21.08.2011
On the day the camp was to start I received the great news, that we are going to the far and remote Westfjords, to a location mostly accessible by boat or mountain hike. We would be building bridges and gardens in an old and extremely distant farm. I was even more delighted when I saw that my...
SEEDS 58. Meet Us, Don't Eat Us
SEEDS 58. Meet Us, Don't Eat Us
20.08.2011
In the first week, we played with local people in the city, pulling children along on skateboards with the Whale costumes. Having a lot of fun, singing, dancing and making flash mobs. We gave plenty of free hugs and made thousands of whale photos. Most of us couldn’t stop smiling. Right...
SEEDS 59. Photo Marathon and Culture Night in Reykjavik
SEEDS 59. Photo Marathon and Culture Night in Reykjavik
20.08.2011
What does it mean that another photo marathon is finished? Tic tac tic tac… That we can enjoy the photo exhibition of the group! This time we had volunteers from 14 different countries - Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Portugal, Russia, Spain,...
SEEDS 83. Reykjavík - Support in the Centre
SEEDS 83. Reykjavík - Support in the Centre
19.08.2011
We spent two great weeks in Reykjavik, supporting the staff in a centre for people with psychological problems. Our work mainly consisted of doing gardening work and conducting a number of workshops in the centre. We were doing a mobile workshop, dance workshops, a language exchange afternoon...
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