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Snorra Laug or Snorri's Bath is the name of this little pool. It is in Reykholt in Iceland. Snorri Sturluson was an Icleandic historian who wrote Snorra-Edda and Heimskringla and is even considered to be the author of some of the Icelandic Sagas.

Snorra Laug or Snorri's Bath is the name of this little pool. It is in Reykholt in Iceland. Snorri Sturluson was an Icleandic historian who wrote Snorra-Edda and Heimskringla and is even considered to be the author of some of the Icelandic Sagas.

Gamli bær - The Old Farm, Húsafell in Hálsasveit. This traditional Icelandic house has, to a large extent, maintained its orginal look primarily because renovation work has respected the history and character of the house. Pleasant appearnce harking back to olden days and, at the same time, cosy and pleasant with hospitable and helpful staff. See www.husafell.is

Gamli bær - The Old Farm, Húsafell in Hálsasveit. This traditional Icelandic house has, to a large extent, maintained its orginal look primarily because renovation work has respected the history and character of the house. Pleasant appearnce harking back to olden days and, at the same time, cosy and pleasant with hospitable and helpful staff. See www.husafell.is

Dynjandi (also known as Fjallfoss) in Vestfirðir - This majestic sounding waterfall, is! There you are getting spoiled which several different cascading falls but the very first one leaves you speechless. http://iceland.for91days.com/the-dynjandi-falls/

Dynjandi (also known as Fjallfoss) in Vestfirðir - This majestic sounding waterfall, is! There you are getting spoiled which several different cascading falls but the very first one leaves you speechless. http://iceland.for91days.com/the-dynjandi-falls/

Lava waterfall in autumn colors by Jon Hilmarsson on 500px

Lava waterfall in autumn colors by Jon Hilmarsson on 500px

In 930, the Icelandic settlers founded one of the world´s first republican governments; the Old Commonwealth Age, described in the classic Icelandic Sagas, lasted until 1262, when Iceland lost its independence, and in 1944 the present republic was founded.

In 930, the Icelandic settlers founded one of the world´s first republican governments; the Old Commonwealth Age, described in the classic Icelandic Sagas, lasted until 1262, when Iceland lost its independence, and in 1944 the present republic was founded.

World War II barracks at Icelandic Wartime Museum in Reydarfjordur, Iceland

World War II barracks at Icelandic Wartime Museum in Reydarfjordur, Iceland

A group of horsemen in Iceland has built a monument at Hvanneyri in Iceland with the support of FEIF to honor the memory of Gunnar Bjarnason, (1915-1998). Gunnar was one of the most important persons in the history of the Icelandic horse in the 20th century.

A group of horsemen in Iceland has built a monument at Hvanneyri in Iceland with the support of FEIF to honor the memory of Gunnar Bjarnason, (1915-1998). Gunnar was one of the most important persons in the history of the Icelandic horse in the 20th century.

Barnafoss in Westland Waterfall

Barnafoss in Westland Waterfall

A Budget Travel Guide to Iceland - Matador Network

A Budget Travel Guide to Iceland - Matador Network

ICELANDIC WARTIME MUSEUM. Set in the charming seaside village of Reyðarfjörður, this interesting museum gives a glimpse of times passed when 3000 allied soldiers, ten times the local population, were stationed there in WWII and the impact it had. The museum is located in the original barracks above the town. Definitely worth a visit!  Heiðarvegur 37, Reyðarfjörður, tel.470 9063, fjardabyggd.is

ICELANDIC WARTIME MUSEUM. Set in the charming seaside village of Reyðarfjörður, this interesting museum gives a glimpse of times passed when 3000 allied soldiers, ten times the local population, were stationed there in WWII and the impact it had. The museum is located in the original barracks above the town. Definitely worth a visit! Heiðarvegur 37, Reyðarfjörður, tel.470 9063, fjardabyggd.is

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