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Kringlan by Kringlumýrarbraut 

Kringlan by Kringlumýrarbraut  36 years ago, in August 1987, the first shopping center in Iceland opened, and is now the second largest in the country behind...

Hildur’s threads 

Hildur's threads  At Kjarvalsstaðir, the Reykjavík Art Museum's museum at Klambratún, the exhibition Rauður þráður is currently on, a comprehen...

New stars 

New stars  The Icelandic Literature Prize was established in 1989, 34 years ago on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Association of Icelandic Book...

Back 200 years

66 years ago, the city of Reykjavík decided to turn Árbær, a rural country town that was going desert, and is in the best place in the city land, in Ártúnsbrekk...

Greenland at Fjallabak 

Greenland at Fjallabak  When it rains, and it does so often in Fjallabak, the highlands of Rangárvallasýsla and Vestur-Skaftafellssýsla, Iceland is the most ...

Arnarvatnsheiði

Arnarvatnsheiði It is said, whether it is true or not, that there are three uncountable places in Iceland. The islands in Breiðafjörður, the hills in Vatnsdalu...

Ten thousand years

Ten thousand years It has been 10,000 years since the highest mountain in the country outside of glaciers, Snæfell, last woke up. Snæfell, which is in Vatnaj...

Snæfellsjökull glacier 

Snæfellsjökull glacier  It is likely that Snæfellsjökull is the most beautiful volcano in the country. At least that thought always comes to mind when I phot...

The homely herd’s lair

Hotel Hjarðarból lies in the South-West between Selfoss and Hveragerði, 30 minutes from Reykjavík Hotel Hjarðarból Hotel Hjarðarból – Herd’s Lair – is a ...

Skúli Magnússon

Skúli Magnússon (1711-1794) was born in the remote village of Keldunes in NorthEast Iceland. His family moved to Húsavík, where his father was a priest. As a t...

Árnessýsla Heritage Museum

Árnessýsla Heritage Museum The history of the Árnessýsla Heritage Museum began in 1953, almost 70 years ago. In the beginning, it mainly  held objects from t...

Litla Horn

The Viking village under the mountains One of the most beautiful mountains in Iceland and one of the few places in Iceland where you can find gabbro, (a coar...

New Year

Happy new year. Icelandic Times / Land & Saga wishes its readers, all citizens, and of course customers, friends and family a year of peace and prosperity. ...