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SEEDS 11. Reykjavík & Reynisvatn - Crafts of the Vikings (2)
SEEDS 11. Reykjavík & Reynisvatn - Crafts of the Vikings (2)
14.06.2010
Once upon a time in May 30 our worcamp started. We were 4 people in the team from Finland, USA and Latvia. During the project we worked in a playground near Reynisvatn (lake) in the suburbs of Reykjavik. We were sawing, digging, building, using ropes and more, and more, and more... In those...
SEEDS 51. Flateyri
SEEDS 51. Flateyri
12.06.2010
During the first two weeks of June, 4 volunteers from Portugal, Italy, Germany, and the Czech Republic volunteered in the beautiful remote region of the Icelandic Westfjords. Flateyri is a small and charming fishing village that is next to towering, snow-capped peaks. During our stay, we helped...
SEEDS 12. Djúpavík. Where the northern road ends!
SEEDS 12. Djúpavík. Where the northern road ends!
11.06.2010
We were 5 volunteers from Latvia, Spain, United Kingdom and Slovenia who met in this amazing place. This camp was situated in the beautiful west fjords, more precisely in Djupavik, tiny little settlement with only a couple of people living there, running a lovely and cozy hotel. Driving from Reykjavik...
SEEDS 09. Island of Viðey: History, Nature & Art
SEEDS 09. Island of Viðey: History, Nature & Art
08.06.2010
Nature, culture and fun are only a few words to describe our two weeks on Viðey island. Only four hundred metres of water are between Viðey and Reykjavik, enough to create an isolated oasis of peace and harmony, constantly escorted by bird concerts. The first SEEDS workcamp on the island...
SEEDS 20. Skriðdalur: In the East of Iceland
SEEDS 20. Skriðdalur: In the East of Iceland
07.06.2010
SEEDS volunteers from 5 different countries (South Korea, Russia, Israel, UK, Italy) planted trees and helped maintain a small farm in Skriðdalur, a picturesque, isolated area of east Iceland. Our main job was to plant and fertilize trees. By the end of our stay, we had planted just under 10,000...
SEEDS 08. Isafjardardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords
SEEDS 08. Isafjardardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords
01.06.2010
Between May 18th and June 1st, 8 volunteers from 7 different countries (Portugal, France, Czech Republic, USA, Australia, Sweden and Israel) volunteered at an isolated beautiful region of the Icelandic Westfjords. Here snow-capped mountains meet the deep blue waters of the Arctic Sea and the sun shines...
SEEDS volunteers assist with clean up from the Eyjafjallajökull eruption!
SEEDS volunteers assist with clean up from the Eyjafjallajökull eruption!
30.05.2010
In the second half of May 2010, 3 SEEDS volunteers from the USA, Italy and Germany were supposed to go to a workcamp in Þorsmörk– the secret forest of Thor. It is a beautiful nature reserve north of Eyjafjallajökull and a very beloved hiking area, indeed. During the first...
SEEDS 07. Reykjavík & Reynisvatn: Crafts of the Vikings (1)
SEEDS 07. Reykjavík & Reynisvatn: Crafts of the Vikings (1)
29.05.2010
We were 6 volunteers from 5 different countries - Korea, Denmark, Spain, Israel and Slovenia participating in this project. The work-camp took place in the nature, in Reykjavik suburbs where we were building a playground, well, more of an adventure park for local youth. We were only using the materials...
SEEDS 19. Window into the Viking world! (1)
SEEDS 19. Window into the Viking world! (1)
16.05.2010
Six SEEDS volunteers from Italy, Korea, Denmark, and Belgium tried their hands at traditional Icelandic building construction! Our host lives in an old, isolated farm 15km away from Selfoss. The area near Selfoss is calm and beautiful. Farms and horses dot the rugged Icelandic landscape. We stayed...
SEEDS 06. Bikeability in the Blue Mountains - Bláfjöll
SEEDS 06. Bikeability in the Blue Mountains - Bláfjöll
15.05.2010
The philosophy of this SEEDS project was “Yes, you can travel by bike!” SEEDS volunteers from around the world embarked on a bicycle trip with youths from a local school in Reykjavik to Iceland’s Blue Mountains (Bláfjöll). First, we assisted local 9th and 10th graders...
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