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From the scene of the car fire.

Narrow Escape from Burning Car

6 Sep Two Romanians escaped without injury from their burning car late Saturday night on Kleifaheiði mountain, near Patreksfjörður fjord, the West Fjords.

The cover of the book about the swimming cow, Sundkýrin Sæunn.

Swimming Across Fjord at Speed of Cow

4 Sep Sæunnarsund, an annual swimming event, was held in the West Fjords last Saturday to commemorate the heroic act of the cow Sæunn that swam across the fjord in 1987.

Part of the platform overhangs the mountain.

Platform on Precipitous Mountain Taking Shape

21 Aug “[T]he view and this great height is what matters most.”

Feeling dizzy already?

Afraid of Heights? Here’s Your Challenge

9 May Work on an observation platform on Bolafjall mountain, towering over the town of Bolungarvík, the West Fjords, will likely resume in late May.

Janne Kristensen and Wouter Van Hoeymissen.

In Love With the West Fjords: Video

21 Mar Janne Kristensen, from Denmark, and Wouter Van Hoeymissen, for Belgium, met in Reykjavík in 2005.

From the scene.

BBC Crew Rescued North of West Fjords: Video

17 Mar The Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter hoisted five people on board yesterday afternoon, after a passenger boat they were in began leaking and lost power north of Hornstrandir.

Óskar Jónasson, pleased with the project.

Bridge that Rocks

7 Nov A bridge made of nothing but stones was built this fall near the farm Hænuvík, in the westernmost part of the West Fjords.

Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson opened the tunnel by phone from the office of the Icelandic Road Administration in Borgartún, Reykjavík.

New Tunnel and Ring Road 2 Open in West Fjords

27 Oct A new tunnel, Dýrafjarðargöng, connecting Arnarfjörður and Dýrafjörður fjords in the West Fjords, was formally opened on Sunday.

Some of the dolls on display.

Mom’s Dolls on Display in Ísafjörður

18 Oct 2020 An interesting exhibition of dolls from all over the world opened not long ago at Búðin, Ísafjörður.

The coast guard ship Ægir.

Converting Coast Guard Ship into Avalanche Museum?

17 Oct 2020 How about converting a coast guard ship into an avalanche museum with overnight accommodation and a restaurant?

West Fjords in White

30 Sep 2020 This amazing photo of the south side of the West Fjords was recently taken over Breiðafjörður bay.

The light was unbelievable in Arnarfjörður fjord.

Wow, What a View of the West Fjords!

27 Sep 2020 Morgunblaðið photographer Árni Sæberg traveled to the West Fjords in August.

Laundry on a line by the physician's residence.

Ghosts and Gorgeous Landscape

13 Sep 2020 “Visiting the West Fjords has seldom been as enjoyable as this summer.”


Unique View of Dynjandi Waterfall: Video

16 Aug 2020 Dynjandi waterfall, located in Arnarfjörður fjord, the West Fjords, is no doubt among Iceland’s most impressive waterfalls.

Fifth COVID-19-Related Death in Iceland

6 Apr 2020 A man in his 60s died of COVID-19 at Landspítali National University Hospital yesterday.


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