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The ancient history of China

The ancient history of China About two million years ago at the latest, the ancestors of the Chinese nation had already dwelled and procreated in the vast land...

Some of Everything and Some Unique

Iceland’s Hub Reykjanes: Some of Everything and Some Unique The Blue Lagoon is famous worldwide for its warm, healing waters. It’s one of the ‘must visits...

Local history and museums

Local history and museums A rich heritage is found in Húsavík in North Iceland Settlement and adoption of Christianity The Swedish explorer Garðar Svav...

EGILSSTAÐIR

EGILSSTAÐIR The first house in Egilsstaðir was built in 1944, and the town has grown steadily since that time. Today, it is a thriving center with an economy...

VÍK í MÝRDAL

VÍK í MÝRDAL Vík has been a trading post since 1887. The natural surroundings in Vik are quite beautiful and the climate is relatively mild. The birdlife is ...

The Serpent of Lagarfljót

The Serpent of Lagarfljót In east Iceland the Ring Road leads over Breiðdalsheiði heath and down into Skriðdalur, heading for the Fljótsdalur district. The low...

The History of Sweden

The History of Sweden Alf Aber professor of History Agriculture begins About 6,000 years ago agriculture came to Sweden. A new religion came to the country. T...

Borghildur of Alfaborg

Borghildur of Alfaborg Borgarfjörður is one of the most picturesque places in Iceland. Between Njarðvík and Loðmundarfjörður, it is the northernmost of the fjo...

The Troll-wives of Skaftafell

The Troll-wives of Skaftafell Continuing west the Ring Road passes through Síða and Fljótshverfi. It is well worth stopping at Núpsstaður, the easternmost f...

Skálholt

Skálholt was, through eight centuries, one of the most important places in Iceland. From 1056 until 1785, it was one of Iceland's two episcopal sees, along with...

Laugahraun

Laugahraun lava field, pictured from Bláhnjúkur volcano, was formed in an eruption from the Brennisteinsalda around year 1477. The Laugavegurinn ("the hot sprin...

Skógarfoss

Skógarfoss The Forest Waterfall’ as the word Skógarfoss translates, is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. This classic 62m high and 15 m wide...

Hverfjall

Hverfjall (also known as Hverfell) is a tephra cone or tuff ring volcano in northern Iceland, to the east of Mývatn. It erupted in 2500 BP in the southern ...

ICELAND PHOTO TOURS

ICELAND PHOTO TOURS         ICELAND PHOTO TOURS Iceland photo tours is operated by Look North Tr...

See Iceland with Fresh Eyes

See Iceland with Fresh Eyes Unique Visual Experiences of Iceland’s Geological History Much has been written about Iceland’s splendid landscapes in trying ...

Grímsey – Cole Barash

Steinholt – a story of the origin of names The exhibition Steinholt – a story of the origin of names is about the memory of a place. Christopher Taylor has spe...

Gold under Skógafoss

Gold under Skógafoss The road eastward across the plains of south Iceland passes through the districts of Ölfus, Flói, Holt, Rangárvellir, Hvolhreppur and Lan...