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SEEDS 46. Between glaciers & lava!
SEEDS 46. Between glaciers & lava!
16.08.2010
Ten SEEDS volunteers from the Czech Republic, Italy, France, Spain, Germany and the United States came together to support the Húsafell campground. Each of us stayed in our own little A-frame hut that was nestled among the campsites' many trees. We were surrounded by mountain...
SEEDS 41. Grettir the strong - Viking festivities
SEEDS 41. Grettir the strong - Viking festivities
15.08.2010
A group of 10 SEEDS volunteers from Belgium, Italy, Japan, USA, England, South Korea, and Germany spent the second half of July in the northwestern Icelandic town of Laugarbakki. The workcamp was organised around the local Viking festival, Grettishàtith, which took place in a local...
SEEDS 61. Vestmannaeyjar - The Westman islands festival
SEEDS 61. Vestmannaeyjar - The Westman islands festival
10.08.2010
Visiting Vestmannaeyjar we discovered one of Icelands' best kept secrets! As our group of with Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, American and German volunteers caught a closer sight of the towering cliffs filled with birds reaching into the gleaming turquoise water, we realized that we arrived...
SEEDS volunteers map bicycling routes in the south of Iceland!
SEEDS volunteers map bicycling routes in the south of Iceland!
07.08.2010
Between the 24th of July and the 6th of August a team of 8 SEEDS volunteers cycled through the south of Iceland. Our main task was mapping enjoyable bicycle circuits in villages in the south of Iceland. The routes that we mapped will be made into pamphlets that will be available for people bicycling...
SEEDS 37. Forest & Herring adventure
SEEDS 37. Forest & Herring adventure
03.08.2010
From the 20th of July to the 3rd of August, 12 SEEDS volunteers from France, Spain, Germany, China, the Czech Republic, and Italy worked on projects in Siglufjörður, a village in the northeast of Iceland. Here, we helped the community organize their Herring Festival; we painted...
SEEDS 40. The Blue Mountains of Iceland - Bláfjöll (2) - Fight Against Erosion
SEEDS 40. The Blue Mountains of Iceland - Bláfjöll (2) - Fight Against Erosion
28.07.2010
to unite their effort and to help to SEEDS 40. Project - The Blue Mountains of Iceland - Bláfjöll (2). Revegetation was our main topic. The idea of our project was to develop good conditions for grass to grow on the slopes and to prevent erosion there. 13 volunteers from Italy, France,...
SEEDS 35. Reykjavík - Engagement & Support
SEEDS 35. Reykjavík - Engagement & Support
26.07.2010
Between the days 11th and 25th of July, 8 volunteers from Portugal, Germany, Hungary, United Kingdom, Spain, and Latvia volunteered in a charming old house for those with mental health problems people in Reykjavik. We enjoyed staying in this beautiful house where we had access to pianos and a...
SEEDS volunteers travel back in time!
SEEDS volunteers travel back in time!
23.07.2010
When 9 volunteers from Spain, Belgium, UK, USA, Russia and Latvia stepped into the minivan that transported them to their workcamp location, they were actually stepping into a time machine! During the first week, we built a village of traditional Viking tents consisting of only natural materials:...
SEEDS 24. Þórshöfn & Langanes - Happy days festivities!
SEEDS 24. Þórshöfn & Langanes - Happy days festivities!
19.07.2010
For the fifth time this year, the community of Þórshöfn and the Langanes Peninsula welcomed a group of SEEDS volunteers to help with local projects. From the 4th to the 19th of July, 7 volunteers from Austria, Spain, Canada, Norway, Estonia, and Germany planted and cultivated...
SEEDS volunteers fight against erosion and act as extras in a film!
SEEDS volunteers fight against erosion and act as extras in a film!
15.07.2010
Nine SEEDS volunteers spent two amazing weeks in the Blue Mountains of Iceland. We were real soldiers in the war against erosion; we spread grass seed all across the Blue Mountain ski slopes to promote vegetation growth. One of the most unique experiences of our workcamp was acting as extras in...
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