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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,...
SEEDS 34. The Path to the Volcanos
SEEDS 34. The Path to the Volcanos
26.08.2009
To accomplish this task we built steps. Building steps is fun! All the team worked in tasks related to the wooden steps: sawing wood, cutting iron, collecting stones, carrying gravel in the wheelbarrow or even using the spirit level! We also collected stones to edge the path and put gravel everywhere. We...
SEEDS 08. Reykjavíkur Maraþon
SEEDS 08. Reykjavíkur Maraþon
24.08.2009
Freshly arrived in Iceland for most of us, our first stop after the hostel was the marathon office of Iceland.   We didn’t really know what we had to expect but we were not really scared. Very soon, We discover that a marathon was much more than runners in the street. We had two...
SEEDS 40. Reykjavík City & SEEDS Green Days 2009
SEEDS 40. Reykjavík City & SEEDS Green Days 2009
23.08.2009
It was the first time that SEEDS organized the Green Days in Reykjavík.   The workcamp aimed to raise awareness among Icelandic people about different environmental topics. The volunteers helped to develop some activities on the streets of Reykjavík, in an eco-friendly way,...
SEEDS 07. Suðureyri. Like in the old days!! (1)
SEEDS 07. Suðureyri. Like in the old days!! (1)
19.08.2009
The workcamp was located in the West Fjords, near Bildudalur in a small area called Suðureyri.   The landscape was beautiful (as always in Iceland!). The volunteers stayed in a small house at the end of one of the Fjords, near an old whaling station. The workcamp was very isolated...
SEEDS 37. Reykjavík - Icelandic & Environment
SEEDS 37. Reykjavík - Icelandic & Environment
18.08.2009
A group of volunteers who wanted to learn more about Icelandic Language and culture joined this camp.   The volunteers stayed in a cosy blue house, less than five minutes walk from Laugavegur, Reykjavik’s busiest street; and 15 minutes walk from the workplace, Austurbæjarbío....
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