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SEEDS 40. Vatnajökull National Park & Organic Iceland
SEEDS 40. Vatnajökull National Park & Organic Iceland
05.07.2011
Those special two weeks were all about plants. First week, our workcamp was based in Skaftafell where we had to monitor the lupin’s growth and kill the plants that threatened the native species in the National Park. In the next week, we moved to Laugarvatn and, as druids with little wooden...
SEEDS 32. Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords
SEEDS 32. Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords
04.07.2011
Patreksfjordur is one of the well-known fishing towns of Iceland in the Westfjords. 8 SEEDS volunteers built the Dandelion Route above the town, a walking path for the locals and named one of the biggest stones above the town the Whale Watching Stone, because that will be the place to catch the...
SEEDS 30. Meet us, don't eat us!
SEEDS 30. Meet us, don't eat us!
04.07.2011
Meet us, don’t eat us! This would be your favourite phrase for two weeks in the whale protection workcamp! You will have the chance to work in contact with an expert in whale protection, to have better knowledge about this huge and fascinating animal! You will work with other volunteers...
SEEDS 41. Vatnajökull National Park & Reykjavík
SEEDS 41. Vatnajökull National Park & Reykjavík
02.07.2011
Today we went for a seven hour hike, we were lucky as the weather was great and we had plenty of cookies! The view rewarded us for the hard hike. A few more days killing lupin and our reward will be a ‘glacier walk’. Thanks to our host we have cookies also for this! The work is...
SEEDS 35. Window into the Viking World
SEEDS 35. Window into the Viking World
01.07.2011
Returning back to a “normal” house after the pleasure of two weeks living inside a fully functioning turf house is somewhat of a disappointing slump back to reality .  Our group of volunteers huddled into the cosy, creaking, old turf house and had a glimpse into the humbling architectural...
SEEDS 39. Alviðra - Environmental Education Centre
SEEDS 39. Alviðra - Environmental Education Centre
30.06.2011
The Environmental education centre at Alviðra became a home for an international group of SEEDS volunteers for two weeks. The barn, yard & pet cemetery needed some maintenance after the winter and spring. The SEEDS group brought a lot of creativity and enthusiasm to this place! Thanks...
SEEDS 21. Meet us - don't eat us! (2)
SEEDS 21. Meet us - don't eat us! (2)
29.06.2011
Seeing a whale in its natural habitat is a breathtaking experience. We had the chance to see these great sea mammals up close during our workcamp in cooperation with the IFAW. You can say we approached the topic “whales” from many different angles during this workcamp. We gained a...
SEEDS 27. Stykkishólmur in the Snæfellsnes peninsula
SEEDS 27. Stykkishólmur in the Snæfellsnes peninsula
25.06.2011
WHEELBARROW TEAM! We are building walking paths around the golf course today, carrying wheelbarrows of gravel, and we are nearly finished. It’s been funny sometimes as golf balls have been flying past us at some speed! We are playing a game that keeps us occupied, where you have to think...
SEEDS 20. Sustainability in Action
SEEDS 20. Sustainability in Action
24.06.2011
We were welcomed in this farm the first day by young Icelandic puppies! Adorable! It is the first project of Seeds at this organic farm. Our host has many projects around the farm like breeding Icelandic dogs, raising horses, and developing her project of a peace center. Our host is an eclectic...
SEEDS 24. Skriðuklaustur -  making history
SEEDS 24. Skriðuklaustur - making history
21.06.2011
“Skriðuklaustur, stop a while Skriðuklaustur, eat a while Skriðuklaustur give your cakes to meeee. ´Cause I need you, how to survive Without the breaks with apple pie?„ Please imagine the "Pretty woman" song in the background as you read...
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