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Rough Seas Most Popular Icelandic YouTube Video

The most popular video on an Iceland-related topic on YouTube doesn’t feature the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption, Icelandic landscapes or Eurorvision star Jóhanna Gudrún but the cold reality of Icelandic fishermen.

Click on the picture to watch the video.

More than 4.6 million people—which equals the population of Norway—have watched a video of the fishing vessel Smáey VE in rough seas off the Westman Islands. The video shows the trawler dance like a cork on top of crazy waves, reports.

“The next time you have fish and chips or a shrimp cocktail at Christmas or at a restaurant, take a minute and reflect on how these treats ended up on your plate. Then make a toast to absent friends,” one YouTube user commented on the video.

The video, which was shot by Tómas Marshall, has inspired more than 2,600 comments.

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