Monday, February 22, 2010


Kvivik is one of the oldest settlements in the Faroes and excavations have shown the remains of Viking houses. On this picture you can see both old and modern houses. The Church in Kvívík is the center.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010


Westman Municipality is in the Faroe Islands, west of the island Streymoy and there is a village Vestmanna. The island was based on the Viking time. The people who settled in this place is called Westmen.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Hekla volcano is ready to fire.

Scientists say the volcano Hekla is ready and now is expected eruption at any time this year. The volcano last eruption was in 2000.

Monday, February 08, 2010

The village Grenivík

The village began to develop the Grenivík from turn of the century in 1900 with the advent of motor boats for fishing.
The village is in Eyjafjord the north of Iceland. Church was built between 1885-1886. The village stands under the mountain Kaldbak which is 1173 m

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Frozen world

This picture says more than many words about the Icelandic economic reality today. Photo from the great glacial lagoons, taken in 2008

Saturday, February 06, 2010


Angelica has a stimulating effect on the immune system and is highly active against viruses. In the old days it was used for healing.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Walking in the Twilight

The man goes on the Eyrarbakki beach, in quiet, just the sound from wave that sneaks to the beach. Perhaps are a little sound from his shoes and maybe a little sound from one twitter bird. Otherwise, everything is silence.

Monday, February 01, 2010

The question is, why no winter?

Most days in January have been warm and the weather has been our good. The greatest temperature in January was 9 ° C and it has not happened in the village before in January. At the time, it is normally winter with Frosty and snow, but not now. Just only like springtime with sunshine. But we must not complain of good weather, but just be grateful and hope that February will be just too good. Probably the weather gods are our best friends these days.