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egilstaðir

East Iceland a hiking haven

East Iceland  a hiking haven East Iceland is a magnificent wonderland where hikers, wanderers, bird-watchers, kayakers and nature lovers find everything their...

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 Ashes Sænautsel Turf Farm is restored to its original state and style Once buried in a thick layer of chalky ash from a volcanic eruption, ...

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...