• en

Jón R. Hjálmarsson

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...

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...

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...
vatnsdalur

The Skíðastaðir Girl and the Raven

The Skíðastaðir Girl and the Raven The Ring Road leads eastwards through Húnavatnssýsla district, via Hrútafjörður and Miðfjörður, Línakradalur and Víðidalu...
barnafossar

Tragedy at Barnafoss

Tragedy at Barnafoss In the upper reaches of the Borgarfjörður valleys, the Hvítá (White River) falls from the uplands, dividing the communities of Hvítárssíða...

The Pastors of Aðalvík

The Pastors of Aðalvík North of Ísafjarðardjúp lies Aðalvík bay, open to the sea. The mountain Ritur marks the southern end of the bay, while to the north Stra...
tourism in iceland

Siblings and Sorcery

Þjóðólfur and Þuríður the Strait-filler in beautiful Bolungarvík Bolungarvík is a thriving fishing town in the outer reaches of Ísafjarðardjúp, on the western ...