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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...
SEEDS 60. Unique West Fjords
SEEDS 60. Unique West Fjords
17.08.2011
The West Fjords are one of the most beautiful and incredible places in Iceland! We had the opportunity to spend two weeks in a guest house helping our host with the routine tasks of the place. Imagine waking up every day in a wonderful landscape in the North-West of Iceland, with the sea in front...
SEEDS 82. Cycling the Circle
SEEDS 82. Cycling the Circle
14.08.2011
Cycling and Sun in the South of Iceland On the 14th of August it was a sunny day. Over the last two weeks, while cycling around the south of Iceland, there have been few moments where such an assured statement can be made. This cycling work-camp has been at the mercy of all types of Icelandic...
SEEDS 54. Stepping back in time
SEEDS 54. Stepping back in time
12.08.2011
Today, the 12th of August, the Medieval Festival in Eyrarbakki will start. In this location a group of twelve volunteers from Hong Kong, Belarus, Hungary, France, Austria, Spain and Belgium will help in all the events that will take place. The festival will last for the next three days and...
SEEDS 50. Meet us, don't eat us
SEEDS 50. Meet us, don't eat us
03.08.2011
Today was Magic Waffle Day! It wasn’t “Magic Waffle Day” from the beginning, but more like dark, rainy and moody for us, the whales. “Whales” is how we call each other in this workcamp centered on whale protection. We all received a training on the whaling issues...
SEEDS 43. Njálsbrennuhátíð - Viking festival
SEEDS 43. Njálsbrennuhátíð - Viking festival
03.08.2011
The Viking festival workcamp in the south of Iceland, in the small town Hvolsvöllur, was very popular among SEEDS volunteers this year. Many volunteers from all over the world created a memorable atmosphere of the old viking times in Iceland. We lived and prepared the festival next to the...
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