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ICELANDIC TIMES – ISSUE 36

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In the 20th century, Iceland attracted very little attention besides its strategic position in the 2nd World War and the Cod Wars with Britain over fishing rights in the 1970’s. It was a quiet, unassuming country that only achieved independence in 1944, where survival depended upon good harvests and good fishing and its simple way of life disturbed nobody.

Nowadays Iceland has become a country of entrepreneurs, pioneers and designers. Welcome to one of the world’s most dynamic and inspiring countries. There is far too much to see in one visit, so we hope this taste will encourage you to return for more. Einar Th. Thorsteinsson Managing Editor and Publisher field of geothermal development and technology that has led to most of the country being heated and powered by nature, has likewise been shared across the globe. Iceland has become a country of entrepreneurs, pioneers and designers. Welcome to one of the world’s most dynamic and inspiring countries. There is far too much to see in one visit, so we hope this taste will encourage you to return for more.

Einar Th. Thorsteinsson

Managing Editor and Publisher