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The Trolls!

South Coast of Iceland

August 10th 2018
Up earlier this morning as tour starts at 8am, so I was downstairs for breakfast at 7. Today's tour will have a lot my traveling time, as we cover a fair distance heading down the south coast. Our first destination was Reynisfjara, the Black Sand beach. At either end of the beach are the enormous basalt stacks. According to local Icelandic folklore, these columns were once trolls trying to pull ... 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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