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Killing of Basques Now Banned in West Fjords (Iceland)

April 27th, 2015 (Eygló Svala Arnarsdóttir). A memorial dedicated to the 32 Basque whalers who were killed in the West Fjords in 1615 in what’s known as Iceland’s only mass murder was unveiled in Hólmavík, the West Fjords, on April 22, the last day of winter. 384 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Onto Ísafjörður! (Pronounced Eesafyorthur)

After a couple days in Flókalundur we decided it was time to move on. We were very lucky and caught a couple just on their way out of Flókalundur’s hotel (we had gone in to for some information). 924 more words


Off to the West Fjords!

That night Thomas and I agreed that we would leave for the West Fjords the next day. He said goodbye to a couple campsite friends who were leaving the country that week (he had been in Reykjavik all summer) and the next day we were off. 1,733 more words


Iceland – Impeccable beauty of Nature!

Iceland, contradicting its name is a place full of natural beauty and greenery. You may call it a Photo-shopped country with places which appears as a land of fairy. 562 more words


West Fjords, Iceland

I’m not usually one to go somewhere twice, but Iceland basically demands an exception.

I’ve posted a bunch more on my Facebook site, but these are some of my faves. 65 more words