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Unsettled

THE VALUE OF WILDERNESS

Words by
Erik Pomrenke

Photography by
Golli

“Nobody lives there. But the highland isn’t empty.”  Around the turn of the 10th century, a man named Þórólfur Mostrarskegg sailed from Norway to escape the tyranny of King Haraldur Fairhair, establishing his new farm on Þórsnes, a spit of land on the north coast of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Þórólfur came ashore, and having surveyed […]
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“Nobody lives there. But the highland isn’t empty.”  Around the turn of the 10th century, a man named Þórólfur Mostrarskegg sailed from Norway to escape the tyranny of King Haraldur Fairhair, establishing his new farm on Þórsnes, a spit of land on the north coast of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Þórólfur came ashore, and having surveyed […]
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