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Ránarslóð, 780 Höfn í Hornafirði, Iceland
With ringside-seat views of Vatnajökull (the Vatna Glacier), the small fishing village of Höfn (which means "harbor") is the site of a major fish processing factory and a stopping point for travelers bound for more remote corners of the country....
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Papey Island could be called "Puffin Island" after the thousands of birds who make their home here. The now uninhabited island was once (it is said) home to a community of monks. Guides will tell you that the island may still be inhabited by the...
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Dynjandi, 781 Höfn í Hornafirði, Iceland
Hofellsjökull Glacier was once much larger and used to serve as a source of ice for locals to chill fish. The retreating glacier has left a large lagoon in its wake and the area is now the home of various species of birds as well as some rare and...
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Öxi, Iceland
The valleys and moors near Djúpivogur are home to Iceland's East Fjords, with walls formed of layers of basaltic lava and bright red soil. The fjords and their ancient geological origins might remind you why Jules Verne set Journey to the Center...
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Djúpivogur, Iceland
A visit to the fishing village of Djúpivogur may feel like a journey back in time, especially when you tour the 1790 Langabúð house museum. The town's cultural center is in a former warehouse home to folk crafts and works by Icelandic sculptor...