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SEEDS 42. John Lennon Imagine Peace Tower in Viðey
SEEDS 42. John Lennon Imagine Peace Tower in Viðey
29.09.2009
The workcamp in Viðey was the third organized on this island during summer. Located in the bay of Reykjavik, five minutes by boat from the harbour, Viðey is of great interest for tourists who want to be close with the nature, and at the same time be near Reykjavik. On this Island we can...
SEEDS 17. Ísafjarðardjúp - Nature & Fun in the West fjords
SEEDS 17. Ísafjarðardjúp - Nature & Fun in the West fjords
22.09.2009
This workcamp took place in the Westfjords. The fjords and the peninsula that make up the Westfjord region in the north-western part on Iceland, account for one tenth of the country's landmass. The workcamp was located in the birch covered Heydalur valley in Mjoifjordur in North West Iceland. Heydalur...
SEEDS 16. Fljótsdalshérað - Icelandic North-east (1)
SEEDS 16. Fljótsdalshérað - Icelandic North-east (1)
17.09.2009
In the beautiful organic farm we picked beetroot, kohlrabi, potatoes, and removed dead trees from the forest. The group came from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Portugal, UK and US giving it a coloured culture mix. Living in the "monster house" was a great experience for the group with...
SEEDS 30. A Vatnajökull National Park & The Viking Wall (2)
SEEDS 30. A Vatnajökull National Park & The Viking Wall (2)
11.09.2009
Two workcamps in Vatnajökull National Park and Kirkjubaejarklaustur took place during the summer 2009, with this being the second. This workcamp was divided into two groups, one starting in Vatnajökull National Park for one week and the other one in Kirkjubaejarklaustur. For the second week,...
SEEDS 30. A Vatnajökull National Park & The Viking Wall (1)
SEEDS 30. A Vatnajökull National Park & The Viking Wall (1)
11.09.2009
The workcamp was divided into two separate tasks in two different locations.  Team A (us) were in Kirkubæjarklaustur, whilst Team B were in Skaftafell National Park. Team A switched with Team B after the first week. For the first week the task was to build a Viking wall near Hotel Laki...
SEEDS 38. Reykjavík - English & Environment
SEEDS 38. Reykjavík - English & Environment
06.09.2009
6 Volunteers from Israel, Spain, South Korea and the UK were in Reykjavík, staying in the SEEDS house for the English and environment workcamp. The camp was designed to give the volunteers some extra guidance in English whilst also doing environmental and heritage work, and the days were...
SEEDS 11. The interior! Far away from it all!
SEEDS 11. The interior! Far away from it all!
05.09.2009
In the middle of the famous Kjollur road that connects Godafoss and Akureyri through beautiful Icelandic highlands, lies Kerlingarfjoll. Recently adapted from mountain ski centre to a summer camp site with comfortable huts and dormitories, Kerlingarfjoll provides an ideal holiday if you are looking...
SEEDS 10. Suðureyri í Tálknafirði - Like in the old days!! (2)
SEEDS 10. Suðureyri í Tálknafirði - Like in the old days!! (2)
02.09.2009
Suðureyri is a place which is almost impossible to find on a map of Iceland. It is an old settlement on one of many beautiful fjords in the Westfjords (north-western part of Iceland). At the beginning of 20th century it was a busy whaling station where dozens of workers lived; today it´s...
SEEDS 41. Viðey island & Culture night in Reykjavík
SEEDS 41. Viðey island & Culture night in Reykjavík
01.09.2009
8 volunteers from 6 countries (Belorussia, Czech republic, Denmark, France, Germany and UK came to volunteer on Viðey island, which is situated just three minutes by boat far from Reykjaví­k and where is placed a famous sculpture by Yoko Ono Imagine peace tower. The volunteers were...
SEEDS 09. Eastern fjords - Nature & Heritage (2)
SEEDS 09. Eastern fjords - Nature & Heritage (2)
29.08.2009
The workcamp took place in Skálanes peninsula 26 km from the town of Seyðisfjörður in the Eastfjords region of Iceland. The area is very isolated and remote, reachable only by a 4X4 car able to cross three rivers, or by a hiking trail with footbridges! But the location is far,...
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