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Europe or BUST I am going to Iceland for 21 days on a volunteer expedition in east Iceland, actually. I will be donating my time to do organic farming with my workcamp. After that I will be on my own to backpack around Europe. Feel free to send me messages !

Trip: Iceland and beyond 2009

There are [27] stories from my trip: Iceland and beyond 2009


MY LAST BLOG UNTIL NEXT TIME

ICELAND | Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | Views [568] | Comments [1]

Dear readers, I thank you all for your interest and committment into my travel writings.  I'm in Reykjavik, Iceland now enjoying my last night here before I head back to Boston tomorrow evening.  I just want to say that everything has been amazing, absolutely ... Read more >


Gallery: SEEDS - Fljótsdalshérað, Iceland - Day 6

ICELAND | Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

we took a day trip to one of the waterfalls in Iceland, and also to a small forest.
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Gallery: SEEDS - Fljótsdalshérað, Iceland - Day 5

ICELAND | Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Day 16 - Saturday - 9/16

ICELAND | Monday, 21 Sep 2009 | Views [458]

Haffie had a recording gig this morning at 9, I left his house around 10 and walked around, nothing was quite open yet but I had spent some time on the CRAPPY internet (signal) in a few cafes around.. I spent most of the morning searching out the best ... Read more >


FRIDAY - DAY 18 - 9/18

ICELAND | Sunday, 20 Sep 2009 | Views [384]

Filippa dropped me off in town center and I walked until I found a cheap two star hotel, 4th Floor hotel.  I got a cheap room for $80 bucks, fairly decent with a zebra print, leather pillow hooker motiff.  I went to the store around the corner, picked ... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 17 - 9/17 - DRIVING BACK TO REYKJAVIK, STOPS ALONG THE WAY

ICELAND | Sunday, 20 Sep 2009 | Views [238]

When I awoke a few hours later I still had tears in my eyes.  I cried to myself a little more but then pulled myself together and shook it off.  The sun was finally shining, the sky was perfectly blue and everyone headed to the breakfast table, my eyes ... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 16 - WEDNESDAY - 9/16

ICELAND | Sunday, 20 Sep 2009 | Views [350]

Last day ! it was so biting cold outside today that my feet felt like total ice.  It was long work, seemed to never end but we pulled through and freezed our asses off in the drizzling rain.       Lilya and I drove out to Eggilstattid to pick up beer ... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 15 - TUESDAY 9/15

ICELAND | Sunday, 20 Sep 2009 | Views [297]

Strange, vivid dreams again as usual.  Today we woke up to a even bitter cold morning and it was overcast with the threat of rain.  More effin' potatoes today (yawn..), this kind of work is so fucking boring I don't know how anybody could really do this ... Read more >


Gallery: SEEDS - Fljótsdalshérað, Iceland - Day 4

ICELAND | Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: SEEDS - On the way to Fljótsdalshérað, Iceland - Day 3

ICELAND | Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

We stopped at a few places along the way to our work camp.
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SEEDS - DAY 14 - MONDAY 9/14

ICELAND | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [340]

It is a fair day, nothing more than harvesting potatoes all day long. My energy level is pretty low, I would contribute it to not consuming any kind of protein regularly. Although I am taking vitamins everyday and eating a substantial amount of carbohydrates, ... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 13 - SUNDAY 9/13

ICELAND | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [330]

Luca and I skipped morning yoga today, it was freezing inside the flower barn (the flower barn and the yoga room are the same place). At 9AM we had breakfast and at 10 we loaded the transport bus to take off to a neighboring farm about an hours drive ... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 12 - SATURDAY 9/12

ICELAND | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [405]

It's Saturday, our day off ! I woke up to the most beautiful morning yet, warm and clear skies. Luca joined me in a hour long session of yoga. He has been asking me to teach him a few things since he has never tried it before, I was happy to show ... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 11 - FRIDAY 9/11

ICELAND | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [312]

The weird vivid dreams continue. There is definitely something about that barn, an entity resides there, something strange that I can feel it's presence but I see nothing out of the ordinary. In the dreams that I have been having lately my mom has ... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 10 - THURSDAY 9/10

ICELAND | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [364]

Woke up to another vibrant sunny morning ! My mood is on the bright side this morning and I believe we are harvesting potatoes today.  So we continued to harvest the remaining patch of beet roots earlier today and then started on the potato patch afterwards.... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 9 - WEDNESDAY 9/9

ICELAND | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [331]

Today I woke up to a beautiful, sunny, most perfect morning.  I am surprised ! no rain and it is very warm outside.  My mood is much better today and I am not feeling as down as I have been feeling over the past couple days.   We continued work on the ... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 8 - TUESDAY 9/8

ICELAND | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [348]

We're already counting the days.  This morning's work was very cold and rainy.  We spent 5 hours in the Korabbi field harvesting and filling sacks up.  We also did beets.  Just finished lunch now and waiting to hear the whistle blow to go back to work.... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 7 - MONDAY 9/7

ICELAND | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [372]

It has been one whole week since I have been in Iceland.  I'm totally loving it here, the food, the people, the landscape, fresh clean air, beautiful natural wonders everywhere.  We went to work today in the barn and loaded a truck up with sacks of barley ... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 6 - SUNDAY 9/6

ICELAND | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [335]

Today was a very good day, we enjoyed a fantastic brunch made of chocolate-barley cake, Raspberry Skyr crepes, and barley pancakes.  I'm becoming a bit more agitated with the constant state of gas that I'm in from the barley but at least my body will ... Read more >


SEEDS - DAY 5

ICELAND | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [331]

Woke up, gray day and cold.  I had breakfast and dying to take a dip in the hot pot, if there is one around here.  I really haven't had much time, no I lied, I've had a little time but I haven't made much with my music while I've been here thus far, it ... Read more >


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