Incredible photos of the record breaking snowfall night in Reykjavik
Icelandic photographer Gunnar Freyr woke up to the sound of a tree breaking in his garden and saw the heavy snowfall coming down. He grabbed his camera and ventured into the city centre to capture these fantastic photos of a magical night.
Trapped: All roads leading out of Reykjavik closed
An enormous amount of snowfall during the night has caused all roads leading in and out of Reykjavik to close. There's so much snow in the city that only jeeps are able to get around.
Record amount of snowfall for February in Reykjavik
Snow depth was measured at 51 cm at 9 am this morning in the capital which breaks the record of 48 cm in February in 1952. Only once has this been exceeded, in January of 1937.
And the snow record goes to... Borgarfjörður!
Forget about Reykjavik, it's Borgarfjörður in West Iceland that holds the record for snow depth at 63 centimetres.
Today is bun day in Iceland!
To mark the beginning of Lent, Icelanders celebrate with three days next week: Bolludagur on Monday, Sprengidagur on Tuesday and Öskudagur on Wednesday. Bolludagur, or bun day is a day to feast on cream-filled buns.
20 things to see and do in Akureyri
Akureyri is often named the capital of North Iceland. It's by far the biggest town outside of the capital area, and there is plenty to see and do there. Here's a list of our top 20 things to see and do in Akureyri.
20 gorgeous places to enjoy nature in North Iceland
Here’s a list of some of the most stunning places to enjoy nature in North Iceland. Many of the places listed are not well known and therefore not likely to be crowded.
A live stream of four kittens living in a tiny house has taken Iceland by storm. The kittens, who are siblings and come from Kattholt cat shelter, are now looking for a new home.
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SEAWOMEN - the fishing women of Iceland, past and presentReykjavík Maritime Museum 10:00
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