Close to Iceland's Keflavík International Airport lies a special bridge. It connects two continents, America to the west and Europe to the east, as it lies across the point where two tectonic plates are diverging. A few minutes southwards from the bridge is Gunnuhver, a hot spring area named after a ghost.
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The late October afternoon light kisses the Brúarfoss waterfall, not far from the Geysir geothermal area, in Biskupstungur, South Iceland.
Icelandic mixed martial arts (MMA) athlete Gunnar Nelson will return to the UFC, the world’s largest professional MMA organization, on March 8 after a break due to injury. He will come up against Omar Akhmedov from Russia in London.
Minister of Culture and Education Illugi Gunnarsson said in response to a question from MP for the Left-Greens Ögmundur Jónasson at Alþingi yesterday, that the compensation paid by the Catholic Church of Iceland to the victims of sexual and mental abuse which occurred under the church’s veil was “shamefully low.”
The October-December issue of the print edition of Iceland Review is packed with interesting material, such as a travel feature on Flatey Island, interview with chair of Samtökin 78 – The National Queer Association Anna Pála Sverrisdóttir and a guide to spotting the northern lights accompanied by Páll Stefánsson’s photos. Click here to view a selection of pages from the current issue and here to subscribe.