Vibrant Festival Weekend in Iceland

greatfishday01_psThousands of people of all ages attended the Gay Pride festival in Reykjavík last weekend and watched the glittery floats of the parade where colorful people danced and celebrated life. In Dalvík, north Iceland, the Great Fish Day was held for the 11th time.

Continue reading

Reykjavík ist fünfte UNESCO-Literaturstadt

city_of_literature-bvReykjavík ist weltweit die fünfte Stadt, die zur UNESCO-Literaturstadt ernannt wurde; die Stadt Reykjavík steht damit in einer Reihe mit dem schottischen Edinburgh, dem amerikanischen Iowa City, dem australischen Melbourne und dem irischen Dublin. Reykjavík ist die erste Literaturstadt, in der Englisch nicht Landessprache ist.

Continue reading

Bus Driver Resuces 11 Passengers

fjallabaksleid-mapThe bus that sank to the bottom of Blautulón lake off Fjallabaksleid nyrðri og northern Fjallabaksleið (F208) had 11 tourists from the Czech Republic, not 22 as was originally reported. The remaining 11 had left the bus to take photos and were scattered in the area near Blautulón, Stöd 2 Newsroom reported last night. The driver rescued everyone from the bus less than a minute after the bus landed in the lake. The depth of the lake is 10 meters where the bus sank.

Continue reading