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SEEDS 095. Forestry in the land of fire and ice (3:4)
SEEDS 095. Forestry in the land of fire and ice (3:4)
25.08.2014
If I should say just one word for this workcamp, I would say: “Time”. The perception of time, or its absence, was constant for me during these days. Strange feelings start to arise when you plant a tree: you know that, if it will survive, it will live much longer than you. Kids and families...
SEEDS 091. Eyrarbakki - Stepping back in time
SEEDS 091. Eyrarbakki - Stepping back in time
22.08.2014
This camp is placed in a strategic and historical trade spot in the south of Iceland.  It has welcomed us again, after our first workcamp in June.  This time the main goal has been  to cooperate with the hosts  in tasks related to the festival  ‘stepping in time’....
SEEDS 077. Rey Cup - Football Festival for kids
SEEDS 077. Rey Cup - Football Festival for kids
03.08.2014
What a big and nice group we were in this workcamp! The volunteers where from all around the word and we had a really good time all together. The “Bed guys” worked hard, cleaning floors and football fields, cutting grass, working for security at kids' parties… and we also showed...
SEEDS 065. Red Sand Festival & Patreksfjörður (1:3)
SEEDS 065. Red Sand Festival & Patreksfjörður (1:3)
01.08.2014
If you want to do a work-camp in Iceland you have to be flexible, the weather can change very fast, but also the workcamp itself! Due to the bad weather conditions, instead of working for the Red Sand Festival, we cooperated with the municipality of our host, helping with the construction of the playground...
SEEDS 071. Collecting herbs in the South - Vík
SEEDS 071. Collecting herbs in the South - Vík
01.08.2014
“Collecting herbs in the south” has been a workcamp located in the south of Iceland, between Mirdalsjokull glacier and the Atlantic ocean, where the herb Angelica-Archangelica grows naturally on the green hills. A group of 14 volunteers worked for 2 weeks in order to collect the medicinal...
SEEDS 078. Viking Festival & Fire in Húnaþing
SEEDS 078. Viking Festival & Fire in Húnaþing
31.07.2014
If you want to meet the man who is able to lift 120 kg heavy stones or other crazy activities like pulling car, this project is exactly for you. Viking festival offered many opportunities like  traditional handcrafting, target practicing, demonstration of power etc. You, as a volunteer, can take...
SEEDS 069. Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
SEEDS 069. Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
23.07.2014
We were in one of the most beautiful, isolated places you can find in the south of Iceland. In front of us we had the ocean with big, high waves and in the background one of the biggest glaciers in Iceland... There we learnt how a normal day for farmers in Iceland is mostly very hard but at...
SEEDS 064. Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains (2:2)
SEEDS 064. Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains (2:2)
21.07.2014
The Blue mountains are noted for insane weather. If you have watched 'The Shining', directed by Stanley Kubrick, you will feel that you are in the middle of this really scary movie! Try to imagine, lonely huge house in the end of the road. There is nothing around except black mountains created...
SEEDS 028. Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords (2:3)
SEEDS 028. Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords (2:3)
30.06.2014
“Nature and Fun in the Westfjords” was the name of the workcamp and that was really it! During these two weeks we collected a lot of adventure and stories to tell, experiencing the stunning nature of Iceland. The location was at the edge of a fjord, where our host bought a former farm...
SEEDS 037. Meet us - don't eat us (1:6)
SEEDS 037. Meet us - don't eat us (1:6)
23.06.2014
Are whales the symbol of unsustainability? They were living on our planet millions of years before us. Nowadays, pollution in oceans is already making life very difficult for them. Furthermore, they are still hunted by some countries. It is important to reach a global consensus now for their protection....
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