Velferden Ny-Ålesund

How to get by in an arctic settlement

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-Welcome to the Velferden((norwegian for:  the welfare , a voluntary community with goal to provide a well-being-basis for everyone (in town).)) in Ny-Ålesund!+Welcome to the Velferden((norwegian for: //the welfare//, a voluntary community with goal to provide a well-being-basis for everyone (in town).)) in Ny-Ålesund!
  
  
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-Of course there is a seasonal variation: it might be difficult to go [[:​committees:​kayak:​start|kayakking]] during the dark season when the fjord is frozen, on the other hand very few people want to use the [[:​facilities:​sauna:start|sauna]] when they can sit in the sunshine.+Of course there is a seasonal variation: it might be difficult to go [[:​committees:​kayak:​start|kayakking]] during the dark season when the fjord is frozen, on the other hand very few people want to use the [[:​facilities:​samfunnshuset:sauna|sauna]] when they can sit in the sunshine.
  
  
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     * [[:​committees:​dvd:​start|movies,​ DVDs]]     * [[:​committees:​dvd:​start|movies,​ DVDs]]
     * [[:​committees:​newspaper:​start|newspaper]]     * [[:​committees:​newspaper:​start|newspaper]]
-    * [[:​committees:​party:​start|parties]]((The party-committee is in a way "​special"​ since it doesn'​t have any permanent responsibles. For each of the "​big"​ parties around the year (sunparty, 17 th of May, midsummer, autumn, Christmas, ​new-year) a committee is formed spontaneously/​on the fly.)) ​+    * [[:​committees:​party:​start|parties]]((The party-committee is in a way "​special"​ since it doesn'​t have any permanent responsibles. For each of the "​big"​ parties around the year (sunparty, 17<sup>th</​sup> ​of May, Midsummer, autumn, Christmas, ​New-Year) a committee is formed spontaneously/​on the fly.)) ​
     * [[:​committees:​scooter_garage:​|scooter garage]]     * [[:​committees:​scooter_garage:​|scooter garage]]
     * [[:​committees:​survival_suit:​start|survival suits]]     * [[:​committees:​survival_suit:​start|survival suits]]
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 Most of ongoing activities are announced at the white board in the service-building (where you have all the meals). Most of ongoing activities are announced at the white board in the service-building (where you have all the meals).
  
 +====== Equipment rental ======
  
-====== Facilities ======+Costly equipment, like kayaks, boats and survival suits, require a small rental fee. Mostly to cover the expenses and maintenance costs, but some few people apparently need to feel the weight of some price to treat equipment responsible. And it for sure helps to not keep things longer than needed ;-) (and makes them available for others again).\\  
 +A list about the fees can be found at the white board in the service building, and there is also the green letterbox where you can put in your payment. 
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 +====== Facilities ​======
  
  
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-    * [[:​facilities:​billiard|billiard/​pool table]] +    * [[:​facilities:​service_building:​billiard|billiard/​pool table]] 
-    * [[:​facilities:​tables_soccer|table soccer]] (not to use during lunch-breaks!) +    * [[:​facilities:​service_building:​table_soccer|table soccer]] (not to use during lunch-breaks!) 
-    * [[:​facilities:​sauna|sauna]]+    * [[:​facilities:​samfunnshuset:​sauna|sauna]]
     * [[:​facilities:​equipment|sleeping bags and other tour equipment]] (for private use)     * [[:​facilities:​equipment|sleeping bags and other tour equipment]] (for private use)
     * [[:​facilities:​library|libraries]] (yes, there is more than one)     * [[:​facilities:​library|libraries]] (yes, there is more than one)
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-====== Duties ======+====== Duties ​– Getting Involved ​======
  
  
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