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SEEDS 064. Forestry & hiking trails in the West
SEEDS 064. Forestry & hiking trails in the West
09.08.2019
Imagine waking up and the first thing you see are the mountains, a lake and tall TREES. Yes, you heard it right, Iceland has huge trees! The total forest and woodland cover only ca. 2% of the island’s land area. Afforestation of relatively large areas has only started within the last 25 years....
SEEDS 086. CC & EA - SCI China
SEEDS 086. CC & EA - SCI China
09.08.2019
This camp was about seeing a different culture and how it doesn’t matter if we are from different parts of the world to do something good together. 13 chinese girls helped us to clean the coast in the city and they also learned more about the importance of recycling. SORPA - the recycling...
SEEDS 048. Yoga under the Midnight Sun
SEEDS 048. Yoga under the Midnight Sun
30.07.2019
Yoga camp and Iceland. How does that sound? Volunteers from all over the world: Hong Kong, Mexico, Spain, Germany, Poland, France, Russia were in one place all together. Iceland brought them together for a peaceful experience with Yoga. A perfect combination of daily practice and exploration of...
SEEDS 050. Reforestation in the North-East - Vopnafjörður
SEEDS 050. Reforestation in the North-East - Vopnafjörður
30.07.2019
Reforestation in Vopnafjörður  has finished with more than 13000 trees planted, couple of beaches cleaned, 4 hiking trails remarked. But that wasn’t all, there is so much more to it, than what meets the eye. Endless conversations, jokes, hikes, sand in face, sun in the sky,...
SEEDS 052. Caves and canyons in the East of Iceland
SEEDS 052. Caves and canyons in the East of Iceland
30.07.2019
Imagine yourself on top of the hill trying to dig a stone out of the ground, several people around fighting to pull it out. Once relased from the ground rolling it into a stone wall. And repeat. Why would you ever do this? We gathered in Reykjavik, all 8 of us from all over the world with a purpose...
SEEDS 054. Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains & Skálafell
SEEDS 054. Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains & Skálafell
30.07.2019
Together we can save the world As a camp leader I must say I am more than happy when I meet volunteers who ''sacrifice'' their time and energy, who travelled almost one day in a plane to contribute two weeks in a project. This time volunteers from Hong Kong, Mexico, Spain,...
SEEDS 066. & SEEDS 045. Coast Cleaning & Environmentally Aware in Reykjavík
SEEDS 066. & SEEDS 045. Coast Cleaning & Environmentally Aware in Reykjavík
18.06.2019
Another camp has come to an end. This one was a special one. The reason is that we merged a Belgium group with a group of Coastal cleaning, in order to offer them international experience. We have started the camp with an explanation of why we have decided to have mostly meat and fish-free camp. We...
SEEDS 042. The Hot Spring capital - Sustainable future in the flower town
SEEDS 042. The Hot Spring capital - Sustainable future in the flower town
16.06.2019
The work camp was held in Hveragerði, a  town that is renowned for greenhouse gardening and its geothermal springs. Since the whole town was preparing for the upcoming Flower festival (Blóm Í Bæ Festival), our main tasks were mostly connected with the preparation of...
SEEDS 039. Botanical gardens in Reykjavik (4:9)
SEEDS 039. Botanical gardens in Reykjavik (4:9)
15.06.2019
I volunteer to make the world a better place. When I meet other volunteers from all over the world I see the hope. People from: Korea, Mexico, Spain, Serbia, UK that came a long way in Iceland to contribute with their energy, time, ideas for our cultural exchange in the Botanical Garden camp....
SEEDS 038. The Highlands North of Vatnajökull glacier
SEEDS 038. The Highlands North of Vatnajökull glacier
14.06.2019
My first camp it’s just finished!   We left Reykjavik the 2 nd of June at 7 in the morning and after 8 hours we finally reached the camp location. The host is set in the Highlands of Iceland (literally in the middle of nowhere), and it is the highest farm of the country. Here the...
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