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Pingvellir

Short Iceland Saga

February 29th 2008
Tuesday Heathrow Terminal 1 is crowded as usual but just about bearable. What is less bearable is the departures board which stubbornly refuses to say anything except “please wait” next to our flight to Rekjavik. Flights which should have been taking off long after us go through the “Go to gate 99”, “boarding” then “last call”. And we still wait. It was a late flight anyw ... read more
Europe » Iceland

Icelandic Flag Settled by Norwegian and Celtic (Scottish and Irish) immigrants during the late 9th and 10th centuries A.D., Iceland boasts the world's oldest functioning legislative assembly, the Althing, established in 930. Independent for over 300 years, Iceland ... ... read more
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