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View from Höfn

Iceland Day 10

August 5th 2014
Today was a quiet day today after spending yesterday on the road. We visited Höfn this morning, a fishing village with about a population of under 1,700. Apparently this is the largest settlement in the area and it has shops, two banks and numerous hotels and places to eat but it is still smaller than the village where we live. But the civic pride was obvious: it was very well kept with lots to s ... read more
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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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