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SEEDS 05. Þórshöfn & Langannes Peninsula - Happy Days Festivities!
SEEDS 05. Þórshöfn & Langannes Peninsula - Happy Days Festivities!
20.07.2009
The Þórshöfn workcamp is a long and well established corporation of SEEDS with this small community close to the “end of the world” at the Langanes peninsula in Iceland’s north-east.   Þórshöfn has been involved in reforestation tasks...
SEEDS 26. Nature reserve of Þórsmörk * - The forest of Þór (3)
SEEDS 26. Nature reserve of Þórsmörk * - The forest of Þór (3)
15.07.2009
6 SEEDS volunteers arrived to Þórsmörk natural reserve which is one of the most beautiful places in Iceland.   Þórsmörk surrounded by natural boundaries like mountains, ice caps and Glacier Rivers & lagoons.   Þórsmörk...
SEEDS 04. Island of Viðey festival - Viðeyjarhátið
SEEDS 04. Island of Viðey festival - Viðeyjarhátið
07.07.2009
We live in Viðey hearing the birds sing and fly an island in Reykjavík's sea with nobody nearby, just 9 volunteers and me.   Some of us flew from Spain, Korea and Japan others from Germany, Ireland, France and Taiwan for others the stay is not so short, they...
SEEDS 24. Vatnajökull National Park & Kirkjubæjarklaustur
SEEDS 24. Vatnajökull National Park & Kirkjubæjarklaustur
04.07.2009
Two groups of our volunteers have just returned from their two weeks projects nearby Vatnajökull glacier, leaving a successfully completed project and lots of good times behind us, and bringing many good memories and new friendships back home.   Each group worked in different places...
SEEDS 03. The highlands of Iceland - The famous Kjölur road!
SEEDS 03. The highlands of Iceland - The famous Kjölur road!
29.06.2009
This workcamp took 7 volunteers from 4 different countries – Austria, France, Germany and Italy – to the remote place of Kerlingarfjöll. Kerlingarfjöll is a collection of mountain huts about 20 minutes from the famous Kjölur road, which allows visitors in good motorized...
Scared of sheep heads? - SEEDS 20. The North of Iceland - Nature & fun!
Scared of sheep heads? - SEEDS 20. The North of Iceland - Nature & fun!
20.06.2009
Fnjóskadalur, after one week we are still impressed by the view. If I look to the right I can see mountains and only far, far in the distance can I see another house. In front there is a little church and the house of the host and mountains with snow and on the left (after a few mountains)...
SEEDS 19. Hólmavík hiking paths
SEEDS 19. Hólmavík hiking paths
20.06.2009
Hólmavík, a town of about 300 people is one of the largest settlements in the West Fjords. This region, with an area as large as Wales, but populated by only 7000 people, is attracted by a rising number of tourists who enjoy its beauty and special, quiet atmosphere.   Our...
SEEDS 02. Western Fjords - Seamans Festival
SEEDS 02. Western Fjords - Seamans Festival
15.06.2009
I can honestly say that the time I have spent in Tálknafjörður and Bíldudalur in the last 2 weeks, has been one of the most interesting and satisfying things I have ever done (as I have spent 2 years living abroad, travelled extensively and have done a number of other volunteer...
On Arrival Training - National Agency - Evrópa Unga Fólksins
On Arrival Training - National Agency - Evrópa Unga Fólksins
07.06.2009
We just got back from the National Agency camp at which all EVS were present.   We started with a bus-trip to Þingvellir National Park where the European and American plates meet, for that reason a lot of earthquakes begin in the area. In history it is also the place from which...
SEEDS 13. Hornafjörður & Höfn
SEEDS 13. Hornafjörður & Höfn
01.06.2009
The Melatangi peninsula was a former WW II airport controled first by the British and later by the United States. The peninsula is located very close to Höfn, just 5 minutes by boat.   Our group of 8 volunteers worked directly with the local community in order to improve the tourism...
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