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Volunteers build a natural playground!
Volunteers build a natural playground!
26.06.2010
Volunteers from Italy, Switzerland, Germany, the United States, and Korea began their workcamp with two questions: what exactly is a natural playground and how are we going to build one? Natural playgrounds combine landscape features, local plants, and natural materials in order to inspire children...
SEEDS 28. The longest day in the longest fjord!
SEEDS 28. The longest day in the longest fjord!
20.06.2010
SEEDS volunteers traveled 500km north of Reykjavik to the peaceful town of Ólafsfjörður. Only 50 km away from Grimsey Island, Ólafsfjörður is one the closest towns to the Arctic Circle, in a fjord where one can enjoy the reflection of the mountains...
SEEDS 11. Reykjavík & Reynisvatn - Crafts of the Vikings (2)
SEEDS 11. Reykjavík & Reynisvatn - Crafts of the Vikings (2)
14.06.2010
Once upon a time in May 30 our worcamp started. We were 4 people in the team from Finland, USA and Latvia. During the project we worked in a playground near Reynisvatn (lake) in the suburbs of Reykjavik. We were sawing, digging, building, using ropes and more, and more, and more... In those...
SEEDS 51. Flateyri
SEEDS 51. Flateyri
12.06.2010
During the first two weeks of June, 4 volunteers from Portugal, Italy, Germany, and the Czech Republic volunteered in the beautiful remote region of the Icelandic Westfjords. Flateyri is a small and charming fishing village that is next to towering, snow-capped peaks. During our stay, we helped...
SEEDS 12. Djúpavík. Where the northern road ends!
SEEDS 12. Djúpavík. Where the northern road ends!
11.06.2010
We were 5 volunteers from Latvia, Spain, United Kingdom and Slovenia who met in this amazing place. This camp was situated in the beautiful west fjords, more precisely in Djupavik, tiny little settlement with only a couple of people living there, running a lovely and cozy hotel. Driving from Reykjavik...
SEEDS 09. Island of Viðey: History, Nature & Art
SEEDS 09. Island of Viðey: History, Nature & Art
08.06.2010
Nature, culture and fun are only a few words to describe our two weeks on Viðey island. Only four hundred metres of water are between Viðey and Reykjavik, enough to create an isolated oasis of peace and harmony, constantly escorted by bird concerts. The first SEEDS workcamp on the island...
SEEDS 20. Skriðdalur: In the East of Iceland
SEEDS 20. Skriðdalur: In the East of Iceland
07.06.2010
SEEDS volunteers from 5 different countries (South Korea, Russia, Israel, UK, Italy) planted trees and helped maintain a small farm in Skriðdalur, a picturesque, isolated area of east Iceland. Our main job was to plant and fertilize trees. By the end of our stay, we had planted just under 10,000...
SEEDS 08. Isafjardardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords
SEEDS 08. Isafjardardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords
01.06.2010
Between May 18th and June 1st, 8 volunteers from 7 different countries (Portugal, France, Czech Republic, USA, Australia, Sweden and Israel) volunteered at an isolated beautiful region of the Icelandic Westfjords. Here snow-capped mountains meet the deep blue waters of the Arctic Sea and the sun shines...
SEEDS volunteers assist with clean up from the Eyjafjallajökull eruption!
SEEDS volunteers assist with clean up from the Eyjafjallajökull eruption!
30.05.2010
In the second half of May 2010, 3 SEEDS volunteers from the USA, Italy and Germany were supposed to go to a workcamp in Þorsmörk– the secret forest of Thor. It is a beautiful nature reserve north of Eyjafjallajökull and a very beloved hiking area, indeed. During the first...
SEEDS 07. Reykjavík & Reynisvatn: Crafts of the Vikings (1)
SEEDS 07. Reykjavík & Reynisvatn: Crafts of the Vikings (1)
29.05.2010
We were 6 volunteers from 5 different countries - Korea, Denmark, Spain, Israel and Slovenia participating in this project. The work-camp took place in the nature, in Reykjavik suburbs where we were building a playground, well, more of an adventure park for local youth. We were only using the materials...
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