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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...

A Phoenix From the Ashes

A Phoenix From the AshesSænautsel Turf Farm is restored to its original state and styleOnce buried in a thick layer of chalky ash from a volcanic eruption, the ...

Entranced by the East

Entranced by the EastQuality handcraft at the East Iceland CrossroadsEgilsstaðir was founded by a farmer who built a house at the start of the 20th century. He ...

The monster of Lagarfljót

Iceland has its own lake monsterThe Icelandic folk tales know about a serpent that had grown into a monster, after a young woman had hidden her golden finger ri...