Here you can stand with one foot in Europe and the other in N. America. An earthquake tore apart the two teutonic plates. Now a National Park because of its geological and historic significance. From the top of the cliff, beginning in 930AD, chieftens and farm folk met to create laws and met out justice each year.
Bridging Continents May 27th 2016 I visit the main post office of every capitol city I visit. This time I could do my business without having to worry about how bored my wife is getting. I must say that these folks are amongst the most efficient and customer orientated postal authorities I have ever encountered, very philatelic centred.
I then went to meet a couple of friends from the village we live in for lunch. They had disc ... 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