A new outdoor artwork, Hringur og Kúla (‘Circle and Ball’) by Kristinn E. Hrafnsson and Studio Granda, turned out to be too heavy to be moved to the Arctic Circle on Grímsey island, north of Iceland, where it was supposed to stand and move with the Arctic Circle.
Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 and 4.5 hit Katla volcano in Mýrdalsjökull glacier last night, followed by a series of aftershocks. These are the largest quakes to hit Katla since 1977, when a 5.1 earthquake was measured there.
There were major traffic delays on Hafnarfjarðarvegur road between Hafnarfjörður and Reykjavík this morning, due to a traffic accident close to the Kópavogur exit.
Q: While in Iceland in July, I visited Vestmannaeyjar islands, where we took a boat tour. One of the rock formations, I think it was on Heimaey, looked just like an elephant.
Q: I’m a high school senior from the Netherlands. For my senior year, I have selected a research project.
Q: I will be traveling to Iceland (again) late August, and have been trying to find information regarding Road 793. Is this road OK to drive in a 4x4, and what condition is it in?
Q: Are there any cemeteries or graveyards around Reykjavik which have illuminated crosses during the summer?
Q: My wife and I will be spending our honeymoon in Iceland this year and would like to visit the area my great great great afi lived.
Q: My family and I just got back from Iceland, and we are looking for recipes for Icelandic lobster soup and bean soup.
Q: Are there thrift stores in Reykjavík? Do you have any recommendations for places to buy Icelandic wool items second hand?
Q: Have the roads to Látrabjarg cliff, Route 612, and to Rauðasandur beach, Route 616, the West Fjords, improved since the last time we came, approximately five years ago?
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