EU compliance required text: "This site uses cookies from Google to deliver its services and to analyze traffic. Your IP address and user-agent are shared with Google along with performance and security metrics to ensure quality of service, generate usage statistics, and to detect and address abuse." Visiting this site implies consent with EU cookie laws.


One more photo from Arnarstapi, on the Snæfell Peninsula, and this one in honor of our seafaring men and women (great article!) of the last millennia. Plus it's National Seafarer's Day, or Sjómannadagur here in Reykjavík, and Iceland Eyes offers great thanks for their courage and sacrifice throughout this country's history. (And not least to my father, Þórir Pálsson Roff {Thor Roff in the States} who served a four year tour of duty in the U.S. Navy on the USS Great Sitkin 1960-64, with some excellent stories to share for it : )

Thinking of sailing to/around Iceland? Every summer we get scores of intrepid sailors visiting our harbours in their fancy yachts and sloops. If so, visit the Icelandic Maritime Administration site for info. And be sure to be here in time for the Sail Húsavík Nordic Coastal Cultural Festival 2011. They've got some very lovely boats set to attend.)


Dale Olafson said...

356 Snaefell
Ólafsvík, Iceland
TEL: 354 435-6700

How far would this be from the Capital city?

Iceland Eyes said...

Hi Dale. Well, I Googled "Ólafsvík distance Reykjavik" and got this:

So there you go!

Anonymous said...

Interesujące. Pozdrawiam.