Today is the third day of Iceland’s five-day Easter weekend, though it is not a public holiday and is a normal Saturday for shops and services.
On Brekkustígur, in western Reykjavík, there is a cycle workshop where refugees and asylum seekers are invited to come and fix up old bikes, which they can then keep for personal transport.
Today is the second day of the five-day Easter weekend in Iceland. It is also the saddest day of the year for Christians.
106 cruise ships are booked to visit the West Fjords town of Ísafjörður this summer—prompting speakers at a recent conference on the topic to call for a coordinated strategy and rules to be put in place. Putting rules in place won’t stop the ships from coming, one speaker promised.
Today is the first day in Iceland’s mammoth five-day Easter weekend. It is a public holiday and many businesses are closed.
Several thousand people are now following the daily life of a teenager who was five weeks ago diagnosed with a serious cancer.
Capital region police received 32 requests for help in finding missing children and young people in March alone.
The south and the north of the West Fjords region are separated by two steep mountain passes which are not snowplowed throughout the winter. French tourist Thomas Chretien made it over one but then found himself stuck. For five whole days.
Around 400 people have already applied and paid for permission to hunt reindeer this year in Iceland.