History of Iceland

Vikings and Settlement

Vikings and Settlement At the time when the Irish had discovered Iceland and started regular sailings there, boatbuilding and skill in navigation were also d...

Iceland Discovered

It will forever remain unknown who was the first man to step on the shores of the island in the North Atlantic now called Iceland. It is, however, well known th...

Reykjavik and Vicinity

Reykjavik (smokey bay) is one of the many place names in Iceland containing the element reyk from reykur (smoke). The “smoke” the first settlers saw on sighting...

Iceland Discovered

It will forever remain unknown who was the first man to step on the shores of the island in the North Atlantic now called Iceland. It is, however, well known th...

HRAFNSEYRI

  HRAFNSEYRI A farm that changed a nation, a museum for the future A  small, very remote farm, on a mountainside almost at the end of the world; the hom...