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SEEDS 44. Reykjavík - Green & Fun!
SEEDS 44. Reykjavík - Green & Fun!
18.07.2011
The first day, when the group met, everybody knew that things were not going to be easy, not everyone spoke or understood English fluently but we managed to not panic. We decided that if we had come to Iceland, it was to enjoy the experience and we would all do our best to have fun. Our idea...
SEEDS 53. Nordic Sailing, Coastal & Cultural festival
SEEDS 53. Nordic Sailing, Coastal & Cultural festival
15.07.2011
We start the day with the best breakfast ever! Looking from the window of the ‘Dill’ Ship, docked in Husavik. Swallowing slowly the delicious breakfast we prepared ourselves for another day of working in the ‘house’,  ‘visir’, ‘shrimps’, ‘rax’-...
SEEDS 46. Reykjavík International Photo Marathon
SEEDS 46. Reykjavík International Photo Marathon
09.07.2011
This workcamp has been simply amazing. It was the first time that I was leading a camp alone, but with such a nice group everything was super easy! We were located in a school in the center of Reykjavík and apart from the photo content of the workcamp (I’m super happy! My volunteers...
SEEDS 25. Reykjavík & Ísafjörður Culture from Head to Toe
SEEDS 25. Reykjavík & Ísafjörður Culture from Head to Toe
07.07.2011
The Annual music festival Við Djúpið was held this summer, as well as in previous years, in the West Fjord's capital Ísafjörður. The festival hosted a team of seven SEEDS volunteers around the summer solstice. In Ísafjörður music has been part...
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...
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