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Silfra

Located in Thingvellir National Park--the site of the world's first Parliament--Silfra is a scuba diver's mecca where the N. American and European tectonic plates meet.
Iceland's Natural Beauty, Blessing & Curse

May 9th 2015
Iceland is a country of dichotomy. Ingolfr Arnarson, the island's first permanent settler in the 9th century, probably had a hard time naming this place because it was so bipolar; between the glaciers, volcanoes, grasslands, mountains, beaches, and yes, even ice, you'll encounter almost any conceivable biome here, so it really should have been called "Everythingland." While the geography may be un ... 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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