Hjálmar R. Bárðarson

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...
tourism in Iceland

Krafla eruption 1975-84

The Krafla eruption 1975 began in the morning of December 20 near Leirhnjúkur in the Krafla caldera, near Mývatn. This place is a well known volcanic area, a pa...

Hjálmar R. Bárðarson

 Hjálmar R. Bárðarson fyrrverandi siglingamálastjóri var afkastamikill áhugaljósmyndari og gaf út fjölda bóka með myndum af landi og þjóð. Hér getur að lít...