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Erró ólst upp á Klaustri

Erró ólst upp á Kirkjubæjarklaustri. Á Klaustri lék hann sér í læknum, klifraði í fossinum, hljóp...

Reverend Jón Steingrímsson

Just who was Rev. Jón Steingrímsson and where did he come from? This charismatic clergyman would...

Herbalist and midvife, Þórunn

Herbalist and midwife Þórunn Gísladóttir from Kálfafellskot The art of herbal medicine has been practised in...

The supply ship, Skaftfellingur

The supply ship Skaftfellingur operated for 21 years Throughout the ages, the people of Skaftafells district...

Five years of exporting sheep to the UK

In the period 1894 to 1899, the export of live sheep to the UK was a...

The photographer Eggert Guðmundsson

One of Iceland´s first photographers was raised on the farm Sandar in the district of Meðalland...

The sinking of the Friedrich Albert and surgeries in an Icelandic farm

The sinking of the Friedrich Albert and the remarkable medical skill of an Icelandic country doctor...

Kjarval the beloved artist

Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval, one of Iceland’s most prominent painters, was born in the remote and vast...

Het Wapen Van Amsterdam stranded laden with gold

That fine ship ran aground here on the sands not far from Lómagnúpur mountain on the...

The hospital ship stranded in Meðalland

The Saint Paul was a hospital ship, its function was to provide medical assistance to the...

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