Sunniest Summer in Reykjavík, First Snow Falls

firstsnowesja-041011_domThe summer of 2011 was the sunniest in Iceland’s capital in 82 years with 224 hours of sunshine above average. It was the 20th summer in a row where the temperature was above average. The first snow this autumn has already fallen in north Iceland, while in Reykjavík its emblem mountain Esja was snow-capped this morning.

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Sagenhafter Countdown

sagenhafter_countdownEine Woche vor Beginn der Frankfurter Buchmesse, auf der Island Ehrengast ist, finden im ganzen Land Lesungen, Ausstellungen, Konzerte und Filmvorstellungen statt, mit denen sich Island in seiner ganzen kulturelle Vielfalt vorstellt.

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