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Silfra in Þingvellir

Too Many Tourists Visit Silfra

There have been instances of people fainting while waiting their turn to snorkel or scuba-dive in Silfra fissure, according to Einar Ásgeir Sæmundsson, communications official at Þingvellir National Park.

Studded tire.

Fee for Using Studded Tires?

Representatives of the majority and the Progressive Party in the environment and planning board of the City of Reykjavík would like to look into the possibility of assessing a fee for the use of studded car tires.

Kirkjufjara Beach Closed

The Environment Agency of Iceland has decided to close Kirkjufjara beach, South Iceland, to all travelers, following yesterday’s accident, when a German woman lost her life after being caught by a wave.

Car Sinks in Glacial Lagoon

Imagine standing by Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, Southeast Iceland, admiring the view, when, suddenly, you see a car floating in front of you.

TF-LIF Icelandic Coastguard Helicopter

Tourist Falls into Hot Spring

A foreign tourist in his late sixties was transported by the Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter to Landspítali University Hospital after falling into an 80˚C (176˚F) hot spring.

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