Saturday, January 29, 2011

House first time.

For many centuries was little material to build houses in Iceland, other than a small timber that arrived by ship. it was widely used stones, soil and turf to housing.
Houses in the Eyrarbakki, be fore the 20 centuri.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Cultural heritage which was destroyed

This Danish house was the oldest trade in Iceland. The houses were built in 17 and 18 century. They were long the property Lefolii Danish family. By the mid 19th century became an Icelandic company that houses and let them break down. There were a lot of culture accidents, the Eyrarbakki people would preserve the buildings, because they were historic monuments, but the company would not listen to the people and the company just destroys the oldest relics of Icelandic retail history. It was in 1950.
(In front of the house is loaded stone walls, defensive structures for sea water)

Monday, January 17, 2011

The Great duel- Eyrarbakki Betting Wrestling

Eyjolfur was a man upstairs in the middle of the 18th century. (1729) He lived in the Eyrarbakki. He was known for his strength and fitness, and moreover, he was wrestling a great champion. Trader, who was in the Eyrarbakki, had once talked with the captain of Danish ship in Eyrarbakki harbour. Said the captain of Icelanders to be loser's, and him said he would bring a person from abroad, the Icelander could not overcome, but traders who thought the Icelandic by best fighters, said he would bring on an Icelander, as no stranger can overcome.
They bet on this. The next summer was a black slave with the master of the ship, seems fightings like trolls and excessive killer machine. He called traders got to deal with it. Eyjólfur was however reluctant, because he was going to old age, and think it will created in the ruthless business. Before he went to fight, he wrapped himself with a string through the body and limbs under the outer garments. The slave could never beat him to injury. Eyjólfur long did not try to defend him selves, and thought he had fully experienced, but slave tried beating and banging as he could in a long time. Finally came Eyjólfur though wrestling takes on the slave and coat it. So he had his knee in the stomach and pressure so that the slave's chest wall and blood came from his mouth. They were then separated, and the injured brought the slave to ship. Eyjólfur was never refreshes after the battle. It is said that traders had given to Eyjolfur this Bet money and more for this victory. These wrestling’s have the name "The Eyrarbakki Betting Wrestling".

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Art from the nature

Pattern: As a ripple of the sea made of ice.
Pattern: As the ripple of the sea made of sand.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Big freeze

The time is cool and quiet. The sea to the beach wants to freeze. Mr. North wind determines state. On the north country is warned avalanches. They are dangerous if they fall on communities. U.S. state snows of telling news. Brisbane Australia sinks into the water. North Asia as white ice. So is the weather.
Somebody dreams about the sun and paradise and painted a beautiful dream into the house.

Sunday, January 09, 2011

New faces

Eyrarbakki Times has given a new face. The new look will hopefully well taken. Now it is possible to present this oldest town in Iceland more. Now there are many Eyrarbakki Times pictures on the Flickr photo stream, and video that everibody can watch here. Many photos are very beautiful example many eruptions photos. Soon it will be the floating point images of travel, but some photos have arrived from a trip to Norway.

Sunday, January 02, 2011

End of the year 2010

With ends in 2010 with the fire and sing farewell songs as usual to. Residents gathered by the fire and having a good time. At midnight is shot in the air billions of fireworks. So we walk into the new year hopeful of better times.