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ÍS: Icelandic Horses in the Approaching Storm

Icelandic horses are a unique breed. They have two extra gaits from other horses, including the super smooth tolt. No horses are allowed to enter the country, so the breed has developed perfectly to suit the land since it was brought by the settlers 1000+ years ago. 56 more words


ÍS: Arnarstapi Cliffs

 An amazing stop on our two day drive around the Snæfellsnes peninsula on our way to the Westfjords. The cliffs were covered with many kinds of interesting sea birds.  20 more words


ÍS: The Way to Ísafjörður

 I love the Westfjords. More than any other place in Iceland, this part of Iceland moves and inspires me. The drive from the Snæfellsnes peninsula to Ísafjörður was breathtaking. 139 more words


Fårö fishing tradition- a tribute

This post is a personal tribute to the historical fishing tradition, now virtually lost, on Fårö, a small Baltic island to the north of Gotland. 71 more words

Landscape And Nature

ÍS: Stykkishólmur Pt.2

 Most of these pictures of Stykkishólmur are taken from the top of the small island by the harbor called Stykkið (“the piece”- seen in the last photo in this post), after which the town is named. 47 more words


ÍS: Baby Season!

 Cute little sheep families on the Snæfellsnes peninsula (fyi: adding peninsula is redundant since that information is contained in the word “Snæfellsnes,” but since most of my readers wouldn’t know automatically that this is a peninsula, I always tack it on). 54 more words


ÍS: The Church at Búðir

Búðir is a tiny hamlet on the westernmost part of the Snaefellsnes peninsula in Iceland. There’s not much more than a sign to let you know it’s there, but if you stop, you’ll be treated to a beautiful, traditional little church painted black as well as a gorgeous… 22 more words