Two Thousand Cars a Day in Þingvellir

thingvellir-fall2010_pkThe increase in traffic in the Þingvellir National Park area is having a negative impact on Lake Þingvallavatn. According to ranger Ólafur Örn Haraldsson, the protection and monitoring of Þingvallavatn will be one of the most important projects in nature protection in Iceland.

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Video: Tom Cruise Spellbound by Icelandic Summer

oblivion_video_thumbU.S. actor Tom Cruise spoke about his love for Icelandic nature and the long summer days in a short clip about the making of the movie Oblivion, which was filmed in Iceland last summer. “It is absolutely stunning. It is just so vast and it just seems to go on forever,” he said.

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