Reykjavik's Transport system Reykjavik has no trains or subways only buses. These yellow things can take you pretty much anywhere in Reykjavik's suburb areas. It's a slow system and you might have to change buses a couple of times to get where you want to go. Thoug usually things run
Skuli might not be to blame for the wind and wayward columns, but for almost anything that's happened in Reykjavik since, he can be, in a holistic sort of way, said to be the culprit, as he was the man primarily
Icelandic film classics are not all that old, as regular feature film production only startded around 1979. Since then Icelanders have churned out around 70 feature films. The film that brought international attention to Icelandic cinema was Children of nature (1991) by fridrik Thor Fridriksson, nominated for an Academy
The mother of them all. Sort of spaceshippy and/or phallic in apperance. Took a lifetime to complete, as it was originally planned in 1914, construction started in 1945, and it was finally consecrated in 1986. Named after 17th century priest and poet Hallgrímur Pétursson, who
Icelanders are stubborn, independent and extremely proud of their history, whisch is fine, Iceland's curency reflects these things being both colorful, and full of history. The bills have pictures of historically famous or important people, while the coins have carvings of various types of fish (reflicting Iceland's biggest industry).