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A Distress Call From Small Town Iceland

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Logging on to the Icelandic news media today, I was surprised to see some familiar faces in Flateyri waving distress…

Guesthouse Reykjarfjörður

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The Westfjords In the summer Address: Hornstrandir 401 Ísafjörður Phone: 853-1615 456-7215 Contact/Info: reykjarfjordur@simnet.is Area: The Westfjords Type: Guesthouse

Private acc. – Bolungarvík á Ströndum

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The Westfjords In the summer Address: Hornstrandir 401 Ísafjörður Phone: 456-7192 852-8267 Contact/Info: freydis@mmedia.is Area: The Westfjords Type: Private Acc.

A Hike In Hornstrandir: Mountains, Fjords and Gods

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As a day’s hike reveals, the Hornstrandir nature reserve leaves little to be desired, and a lot to be discovered….

Exploring fishing villages in the far northwest

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With petrol prices at an all time high and a car suited to city streets, it didn’t exactly seem like…

Conservation Volunteers

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You might not realise when hiking in Skaftafell or climbing Mt. Esja that the trails you are walking on were…

Everyone’s Invited!

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Galtarviti is the name of an abandoned lighthouse on the outskirts of the West Fjords. It’s just as remote as…

The Lonesome Traveller: Hornstrandir

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Tourist-tailored representations of the country – so focused as they are in selling glaciers, hot springs and volcanoes – often…