Eg Heiti Ketkrókur!

First and foremost, I would like to apologize for my long absence from the blogging community, especially since this is a Christmas related post…but I guess a month isn’t thaaat bad. In Iceland, there is no Santa Claus. Instead, there are thirteen yule lads, descendants of trolls and the sons of Gryla, an old meanie […]

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Road Trip to Snaefellsnes

One weekend during my stay in Akureyri we took a weekend roadtrip to the beautiful Snaefellsnes peninsula, the inspiration for Jules Verne’s novel, Journey to the Center of the Earth. Our home base was a hostel in the beautiful town of Grundarfjordur. Unfortunately, I don’t really know the names of the sites that we stopped […]

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November in Akureyri

For the month of November I lived in Akureyri “the capital of the North,” Iceland’s second largest city with a population of around 17,000. Reykjavik, the largest city, has a population of around 200,000, which makes up for almost two thirds of the entire population of Iceland. My stay in Akureyri was a nice medium […]

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