Skyr Gobbler Arrives in Town


Skyr Gobbler Arrives in Town

Skyr Gobbler (Skyrgámur in Icelandic), the eighth Yule Lad, arrives today.


Illustration: Magnús Valur Pálsson.

The Yule Lads, the Icelandic version of Santa Claus, one of the differences being that there are 13 of them, come down from the mountains one by one to treat well-behaved children to presents.

Click here and here to read more about the Yule Lads.