SVARTARKOT CULTURE NATURE (SCN)
"Examine the relationship between culture, sustainability and human responsibility..."
ACADEMIC TRAVEL: LIVE AND LEARN
Suitable for academics of all ages SCN offers various combinations of seminars and field trips that can be tailored to accommodate any need.
The program consists of short seminars and guided tours with lectures in the open. This service is intended for travelers who wish to combine vacation with gaining deeper understanding of Iceland.
SCN and RA will provide expert scholars based on each group's expressed interest, while Svartarkot staff will organize jeep, bus or hiking tours. Tours can vary from day trips on a bus or jeep, and/or short walks, to 3 day wilderness hiking on foot.
Potential subjects/themes may include:
> Folklore and local history
> Outlaws: myths and realities
> Explorations of Odadahraun lava fields
> Bird watching and ecology at Lake Myvatn
> The Icelandic Horse: history and survival