author took the car ferry Smyril from Scrabster in Scotland
to Seyðisfjörður. This is about the start of the journey.
There`s also some interesting photographs of 4x4 vehicles in 1981.
- and great skuas
is a huge outwash plain below one of Iceland`s biggest valley glaciers,
It is also the nesting ground of a large and vicious bird - the great
This is the story of how the author made his first crossing of the
the popular recreational area called Thórsmörk.
The article is about the dangers encountered when crossing Icelandic
rivers and it is a salutary warning to foreign visitors who don`t
give the river crossings the great respect they deserve.
changing cultures in a frontier town
is a glimpse into the nature of this fascinating capital and how the
trappings of modern European and North American life have been adopted
by its people.
visiting the city and taking trips from it
article briefly mentions some of the places to see in the city. There
are also descriptions of three trips that often catch visitors` imaginations:
the "Golden Circle" tour, the "Blue Lagoon" and
the Vatnajökull ice-cap.
long and dark winters, the Icelanders are more than ready to enjoy
Christmas. This article describes the peoples`traditions and festivities.
article is a brief overview of what retirement is like in the country`s
what to see and do
article gives a brief introduction to some of the most popular tourist
sites in Iceland.