Þorramatur Verkauf hat begonnen

thorri-foodDer jährliche Abverkauf des isländischen Þorramatur hat begonnen. Die in saure Molke eingelegten Spezialitäten werden traditionell zum Mittwinterfest Þorrablót gereicht, welches während des im alten Kalender genannten Monats Þorri von Mitte Januar bis Mitte Februar gefeiert wird.

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Bomb on Protected Island off Iceland?

eldey_bomb_thvb_ustA strange object was found last week during a regular patrol and maintenance trip to the island Eldey off Southwest Iceland, a nature reserve since 1974 for its birdlife; the island boasts one of the largest gannet colonies in the world.

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Foreign Footballers Invited to West Fjords

seydisfjordur_west_fjords_ps“Icelandic men do not dare go west,” BÍ/Bolungarvík first division football team coach Jörundur Áki Sveinsson said in an interview with Bæjarins Besta. The team is looking at recruiting foreign players after unsuccessfully trying to attract players from Reykjavík.

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