SEEDS 24. Vatnajökull National Park & Kirkjubæjarklaustur
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!
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!
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
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
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
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
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...
SEEDS 12. Westman Islands - Vestmannaeyjar
May 18th is an interesting date. Gregorian calendar was showing that date when Vasco da Gama reached India, when Napoleon was proclaimed Emperor of the French and, astonishingly, when Jackie Cochran broke the sound barrier with her plane in 1953. But there was even more! On 18th of...
EVS Volunteers & Interns already in Iceland!
This year’s EVS volunteers have just arrived and looking forward for the upcoming season of projects all around the country! At the beginning of May, thirteen EVS (European Voluntary Service) volunteers from ten countries arrived to work with SEEDS for long term voluntary service....
Happy new year! Happy 2009 from SEEDS Iceland!
Dear friends, May you have blessings, happiness, success, peace and love for all the new year ahead!! SEEDS - Iceland