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SEEDS 17. Highlands of Iceland - The famous Kjölur road!
SEEDS 17. Highlands of Iceland - The famous Kjölur road!
05.07.2010
Who would have known that two weeks in the highlands somewhere between many mountains, without permanent mobile connection, would become such a life changing experience? Moreover if different nationalities are melted together - American with a touch of Japanese, American with a touch of Indonesian,...
Volunteers against lupina - SEEDS 21. Vatnajökull National Park & Reykjavík (1)
Volunteers against lupina - SEEDS 21. Vatnajökull National Park & Reykjavík (1)
03.07.2010
A crazy wind, an infinitive land, a valley made out of the stones, 8 volunteers in the middle of "nothingness land" and our adventure in the wild Iceland proceeds. One week spent by fixing our new house in the centre of Reykjavik- Inventing furniture, taking care of the garden, enjoying...
SEEDS 29. Langanes Peninsula - The home of the midnight sun!
SEEDS 29. Langanes Peninsula - The home of the midnight sun!
30.06.2010
On the 16th of June, 7 volunteers began their 12-hour trip from Reykjavik to the home of the midnight sun: The Langanes peninsula. Over the following 2 weeks, we gained a great appreciation for Icelandic nature, culture and simple living. Langanes is a place where ones soul cannot be any closer...
SEEDS 15. Reykjavík & Ísafjörður: Culture from head to toe
SEEDS 15. Reykjavík & Ísafjörður: Culture from head to toe
28.06.2010
Work camp started in Reykjavik when we 7 volunteers from Belarus, Korea, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and United Kingdom met. We helped out with a renovation of an old house meant for hosting future volunteers. In this time we thoroughly got to know the city, its sights, vibes and especially its...
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...
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