Iceland August 3rd 2011 Iceland: known as the land of fire and ice. Well, we didn't get to witness any fire and there was a lot less ice or snow than we had expected - it was summer - but the name does give you certain expectations.
In Icelandic history, the stories of the Vikings are recorded in mammoth accounts known as The Sagas and in what is fast becoming a common event, our flight from Zurich, ... read more
Europe » Iceland » Southwest » Reykjavík 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