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Drekkingarhylur (“ Drowning Pool”)  
   

Drekkingarhylur (“ Drowning Pool”)

where women suspected of witchcraft were drowned between the late-16th and mid-18th centuries.
Iceland’s Golden Circle

July 16th 2018
Most people visiting Iceland for only 1 to 3 days find that the most effective use of their time, to get a reasonably varied view of the different facets of this country, arrange to drive or take a day tour around the Golden Circle. Although we had just returned from 6 days exploring the entire circumference of Iceland, we wanted even more, so we set off in our car to see some highlights of the Go ... read more
Europe » Iceland » Southwest » Reykjavík

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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