Alte Pilgerroute neu markiert

skalholt_esaDrei Geistliche und ein Landwirt sind derzeit dabei, einen 120-Jahre alten Pilgerweg von Bær im westisländischen Andakíll zum alten Bischofssitz in Skálholt zu markieren. Die vier haben auch schon Pilgerreisen im Borgarfjörður organisiert.

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Iceland Gets 38 New Citizens

people_psThe Judicial Affairs and Education Committee of Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, has submitted a bill on the granting of citizenship. They had received a total of 73 applications and suggest that 38 individuals be given Icelandic citizenship.

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Meteorologists Undecided about White Christmas

snowrvk02-250112_pkMeteorologists at the Icelandic Met Office cannot predict with any certainty whether Christmas in Iceland will be ‘white’ or ‘red’ just yet—there is uncertainty in the charts. In the past 18 years, the capital has in 56 percent of cases been graced with a cover of snow in the morning of Christmas Day.

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