1st of October

Dear diary. Today we (Icelanders) started our trip to Keflavík at 13:00 or at 1pm. Laufey and Hafdis dressed up like they were going on summer vacation and not to Norway, which is a cold country, we think, it probably is, ANYWAYS. On the trip to Keflavík we spotted many sheepsand horses, like somebody come […]

On the way to Norway

Tomorrow, a group of students from Iceland leaves for Norway, but they are participants in the project Geoheritage, culture and sustainable communities in rural areas in Finland, Iceland and Norway, which is sponsored by Nordplus Junior. This is the third and last year of the project and we are working with selected global goals. Since […]

April 2nd

The Finnish group We had breakfast at the hotel at 4 o’clock in the morning. Some Finnish girls had difficulties to wake up so early so they hardly had any time for having breakfast. The shuttle bus picked us up at 5 o’clock and we were at the airport in good time. At the passport […]

April 1st

This morning it was time to say goodbye to our Icelandic friends. After many, many  tears and warm hugs the Finns and Norwegians headed for Keflavik. Hjördís had planned the bus route so that we could see as many fantastic sights as possible on the way. Iceland had shown us its all sites during the […]

March 31st

Today we started the day at the school, and the students spent the first hours finishing the posters and presentations. Some of them were a bit tired after playing football until midnight, but they all got the work done. Before lunch we visited the Vatnajökull visitor centre in Höfn. That was a very interesting experience. […]

March 30th

After the first night in Höfn we finally gathered together in FAS. We made a guided tour around the school and Hjördis told us about studying at FAS.  The view from the school windows was amazing! The school offers possibility for distance learning e.g. for university students if they don’t want to move to Reykjavik […]

March 29th

Today we woke up at Katla Hotel to a landscape covered in snow. The students continued the work with collecting information on the local sustainable tourism. We were divided into three groups, each going to different locations. First group went to Lindarfiskur, a local charr farm, located in the middle of the huge lava field. […]

March 28th

After the breakfast we left the hostel B47 in Reykjavik and headed for the town Hvolsvöllur, which is a western entrance to Katla Geopark. We visited Lava Centre where we were told about the history of Iceland and the volcanism of the area. We also watched an impressive video of the volcanoes and visited the […]