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1 workcamp, 2 amazing locations!
1 workcamp, 2 amazing locations!
11.07.2010
A group of 9 volunteers from 6 different countries - UK, USA, France, Spain, Romania, and Latvia spent 2 amazing weeks in 2 different places in Iceland. We spent the first week in farm near Neskaupstaður with our friendly hosts. The farm is located in a place with breath-taking view...
SEEDS 30. Stykkishólmur in the Snæfellsnes peninsula
SEEDS 30. Stykkishólmur in the Snæfellsnes peninsula
10.07.2010
The main mission of this work camp was to help locals preserve the green areas in the town of Stykkishólmur. We cut and gathered grass, gardened, cut lupins (an invasive species in Iceland), and painted. 5 volunteers from Portugal, Israel, Iceland, Germany, and Latvia did all of this...
SEEDS 32. Happy days festival & nature in the Western fjords
SEEDS 32. Happy days festival & nature in the Western fjords
10.07.2010
Between the 26th June and 10th July, 6 Seeds volunteers helped the community of Holmavik in the Westfjords region to prepare and celebrate their annual "Happiness Festival". The team included volunteers from South Korea, Russia, Italy, the United States and the United Kingdom. Staying in...
SEEDS 31. Blues Festival & Nature in Ólafsfjörður
SEEDS 31. Blues Festival & Nature in Ólafsfjörður
08.07.2010
Ólafsfjörður ahoy! 12 SEEDS volunteers from Turkey, Korea, Italy, Canada, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Germany visit a lovely little fishing village in the north of Iceland to help with environmental projects. We had the unique experience of staying in Ólafsfjörðurs...
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...
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