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Perhaps this is why some folks in Iceland will have a horrible year

Such is the view over whole of Reykjavik city as well as in other towns and villages in Iceland on New Years Eve. PIC Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Such is the view over whole of Reykjavik city as well as in other towns and villages in Iceland on New Years Eve. PIC Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Tens of thousands of visitors spend Christmas and New Years in Iceland these days and witness what is perhaps the greatest fireworks show on earth on New Years Eve.

 

So you think Iceland offers nothing but rotten shark and horrible Brennivin

The place where the word „stunning“ was first defined. PIC Sara Bjork

The place where the word „stunning“ was first defined. PIC Sara Bjork

Let us take an inventory. Rotten shark meat? Check. Whale-hunting? Check. Acid potato liquid? Check. Dangerous volcanoes? Check. Expensive everything? Check. Bad banking? Check. Inbred peoples? Check.

Yup, that would sum up Iceland pretty well if need be.…

 

In Iceland, a disgusting myth so strong even locals believe

Would you believe we eat food which smells so bad the cook has to wear protective clothings

Would you believe we eat food which smells so bad the cook has to take protective measures. PIC frost.is

While there has been an explosion of articles about Iceland and Icelanders in foreign papers for the last couple of years and most weird locals customs been covered, laughed at and ridiculed on social media there still remain a few we try not to advertise.

 

The strange custom of rolling around naked at midnight in Iceland

A midsummer´s night in Iceland is something every person on earth should experience. In clothes or without. PIC stuck in customs

A midsummer´s night in Iceland is something every person on earth should experience. In clothes or without. PIC stuck in customs

The Vikings of olde were a strange bunch. When home between violent excursions where they thought little of killing men and kidnapping women they looked inward like the finest Greek philosophers.