Nature & Travel

Sea Eagles Spotted in Reykjavík

A senior citizen living in Hæðargarður centrally in Reykjavík was surprised when he looked out the window early this morning and noticed a sea eagle soaring above the city. Sea eagles have been spotted in Reykjavík annually for the past years.

Popular Viewing Place in North Iceland Closed

The police in Skagafjörður, North Iceland, have closed an area around the cliffs Ketubjörg on Skagi peninsula, a popular spot for enjoying the view of Skagafjörður fjord, for safety reasons. Large cracks have formed in the cliffs and there’s a risk of a rockslide.

Geysir Owners Request Quota on Visitors

The private owners of the Geysir geothermal area, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Iceland, have reiterated their concern that damage is being done to the area as a result of it being overcrowded. They request a quota on visitors.

Photo: Solar Eclipse from Iceland

Dozens of people gathered at Breiðamerkursandur beach by Jökulsárlón this morning to witness the solar eclipse. Iceland Review joined in on the fun. This image, by Páll Stefánsson, was taken ten minutes before totality.

 

 

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