Snowy, Sunny and Dry Summer in Iceland

akureyri-summer_psIceland has seen a sunny and dry August so far, so sunny that NASA posted a satellite photo of the cloudless island from August 10 on one of its websites recently. However, the summer had a snowy start in north Iceland where the mountains have now already turned white again.

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Woman Finds Stranger Asleep on Sofa

policecar_psA woman close to 60 was startled to find a man she didn’t recognize asleep on a sofa in her living room when she woke up on Tuesday morning. She immediately rang the police. The intruder simply seems to have entered the wrong house during the night.

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Zur Kulturnacht erstrahlt die Harpa

harpa-opening05_goDie jährliche Kulturnacht in Reykjavík findet am Samstag, 20. August, statt. Höhepunkt des diesjährigen Festes: Zum ersten Mal werden die von dem Künstler Ólafur Elíasson gestalteten LED-Lichter in der Glaswand der neuen Konzert- und Konferenzhalle Harpa angeschaltet.

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