Editorial

The Churches in Garðabær

The Churches in Garðabær Garðabær is the sixth most populous town in the country. The population has increased the fastest in recent years of all municipalit...

The Rauðibotn crater

One of the most amazing places in the Fjallabakarea is the Rauðibotn crater: a red and green emerald surrounded  by volcanic deserts between Torfajökull and Mýr...

Blákvísl Stream

From the source of Blákvísl Stream, we continue on Öldufellsleið road. There we come to Blákvíslarfoss Waterfall, where we cross the waterfall’s edge. If you ar...

Skælingar

Skælingar’s environment is unique, like nature’s amusement park. To get there, drive to Nyrðri-Ófæra just east of Eldgjá and up the eastern edge of Eldgjá along...

Öldudadlsleið

Öldudadlsleið is real eye candy and a unique experience, and you can only find a similar experience in the Highlands. Botnjökull Glacier is on the right in the ...

Countryside full of history

Countryside full of history Nowhere in Iceland is the history of the Vikings as vivid as in Dalasýsla. Leifur Eiríksson, who found America, was...

Tungnaá River

Few places compare to Tungnaá River in beauty. The photo was taken with a drone in a southwesterly direction. The picture shows Hekla towering in the far right....

The other Húsavík

The other Húsavík Húsavík is the largest bay in Víknaslóðir, between Borgarfjörður Eystri and Loðmundarfjörður in the East Fjords. Þorsteinn Kleggi settled t...

The Highlands

It is fun to travel in the Highlands, explore them and get to know their history a little better. All roads should be preserved and used; they have become monum...

Mælifell in Mælifellssandur

Mælifell in Mælifellssandur Desert is in the middle of the picture. Mælifell is a good landmark and can be seen from far away. Right next to the mountain is a s...

Wth a drone over Langisjór

This photo was taken with a drone over Langisjór, with the permission of Vatnajökull National Park. Up along the middle of the picture by Langasjór are Fögrufjö...

In the south

In the south Reykjanesbær, the fourth largest town in Iceland, with 19,676 inhabitants, surpasses Akureyri with almost 500 inhabitants. The inc...

Dream of a stream

  The aluminium plant in Straumsvík is run by Rio Tinto, one of three such plants in Iceland. The company is the largest electricity user...

Wool & Álfafoss

The wool factory Álafoss, named after the Álfafoss Waterfall has a remarkable story. Björn Þorláksson (1854-1904), a farmer in Varmá, founded the ...

Green energy

Green energy Iceland is very rich in renewable energy resources. The enormous creation of knowledge in green energy has made us unique in the w...

Stockfish to Africa

Stockfish to Africa From the settlement until the last century, stockfish / dried fish products were the main export product of Icelanders. Mos...

Öskjuhlíð

Öskjuhlíð Öskjuhlíð is a unique outdoor recreation area near Reykjavík city centre. Öskjuhlíð, which rises 61 meters above the surroundings, is probably the ...

Editorial

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