IJsland | Natuur en constructie

Samen met 7 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 12 dagen naar een natuur en constructieproject.
Het project duurt van 2 t/m 14 juli.

Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 280.
In this project SEEDS volunteers will be mostly doing construction, repair and/or marking work in hiking trails and walking paths in the East of Iceland. The main tasks will be to mark and repair hiking trails or walking paths in an isolated area of mountains and fjords. The working area of Hjaroarhagi, Magnahellir and Laugavellir is within driving distance from Egilsstaoir which is the largest city/town in the East of the country. Well maintained paths enable people to visit these amazing areas without damaging them and this important work also helps to improve safety for visitors. Additional tasks may be cleaning or beautifying the area, like hand-picking garbage or collecting trash blown by the wind or brought by the sea to the shores and surrounds. The working day normally runs from 09:00 – 17:00 with breaks for lunch and coffee; however, please be prepared for some flexibility due to the nature of Iceland s changeable weather. No previous experience is necessary but the work is demanding and requires a good physical condition. As it is outdoors work, volunteers shall be ready to adapt and be flexible with the working and free-time schedule, as depending on the weather, we may not be able to perform some of the tasks or activities planned. Volunteers need to be prepared for working and walking in a wild landscape and sometimes cold weather. Be prepared to experience all kinds of weather and bring warm winter clothes as the tasks take place outside and it can
SEEDS volunteers will be hosted in a local mountain hut in the municipality, away from the town. Volunteers will sleep on mattresses on the floor sharing rooms. Please bring your own sleeping bag.The house is equipped with a kitchen. Volunteers will share the duties of preparing food, cooking meals and cleaning. There is a shower and remember to bring bathing suit to bath in the natural hot spring.Do not forget some traditional/typical food and/or drinks from your home country for the international evening.
The project is in the municipality of Fljotsdalsherao, East of Iceland in a beautiful area surrounded by magnificent mountains, picturesque fjords and the sea. There are innumerable walking trails through the magnificent landscape of this area, whether over mountain passes, through valleys, or along the seashore.
SEEDS volunteers will work in the municipality of Fljotsdalsherao in various environmental projects around the region. The volunteers will help:Rebuilding an old rock wall, collecting large stones and adding to the wall.Cleaning caves and maintaining walking paths at Magnahellir and Dimmugljufur which is a beautiful canyon with hiking trails.Clean the area around Laugavellir which is an impressive geothermal area with a natural pool.Clean a hiking trail on Viknaslooir, The trails of the Inlets, one of the best hiking areas in Iceland.
: English will be the language in the camp; basic conversational skills are needed. Participation fee EUR 280 (Euros). Please note that these fees are to be paid to SEEDS on arrival in either Euros or Icelandic kronas. The participation fee does not include the transportation from Reykjavik to the camp and back but we estimate the costs about EUR 75 each way. If you take SEEDS minibus option to and from the camp location, you will be able to go all around Iceland, as we drive different ways (either North or South) to and from the camp.The host will provide some activities during the project and the volunteers will get the opportunity to bathe in the natural hot springs at Laugarvalladalur.
Projectnaam

CAVES AND CANYON IN THE EAST OF ICELAND

Projectcode

SEEDS 073

Land

Soort werk

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Startdatum

2-7-2018

Einddatum

14-7-2018

Aantal vrijwilligers

8 (4 mannen en 4 vrouwen)

Leeftijd

18 t/m 99 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 280

Taal

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