Entries by omar

Taking a dog to Iceland

Dog in Iceland Flying with pets can be a daunting task. Flying with dogs can be even more difficult.  Bringing your dog to Iceland can be quite complicated and can take an immense amount of planning and preparation work. Requirements for taking your dog to Iceland can be quite strict and include several forms, an import […]

Rettir – Sheep Roundup

What is it? If you’re visiting Iceland in the fall, catching the annual sheep roundup or “réttir, “is one activity in Iceland you do not want to miss. During the month of September famers in Iceland come together in a joint effort to round up sheep from the mountains. The annual event is one that […]

Icelandic Sheep in General

History and Background The modern Icelandic Sheep is a direct descendant of the sheep brought to the island by the early Viking settlers, in the ninth and tenth century. It is of the North European Short Tailed type, related to such breeds as the Finnsheep, Romanov and the Swedish Landrace, all of which are descendants of […]

Icelandic Sheep Dog

History of Icelandic Sheepdog The Icelandic Sheepdog is the only native dog of Iceland. It is descended from the ancient Nordic Spitzdogs and was taken to Iceland by the Vikings, together with their sheep and horses, more than 1,100 years ago. The Icelandic Sheepdog and its method of working adapted to the local terrain, farming […]

Dog Sledding Tours

Holmasel Selfoss 801 Iceland Tel: +354 899 1791 www.dogsledding.is  There is nothing like the thrill and excitement of touring Iceland’s incredible scenery on a dog sleigh. If you are looking for an activity for your Holiday in Iceland why not share the beautiful sites and open spaces on the ride of a lifetime as a dog sled team guides you in […]

Dog Sledding in Iceland

Dog Sledding in Iceland Experience the thrill and excitement of touring Iceland’s incredible scenery while dog sledding in Iceland. Share the beautiful sites and open spaces as a dog sled team guides you in a great adventure. It is both a chance to travel old school style and also to experience a form of travel that brings you into contact with […]

Angling Club of Reykjavik

Reykjavik Angling Club – fly fishing in Iceland The Reykjavik Angling Club was founded in May 17th 1939 by a group of local anglers who were interested in leasing rivers to fulfill their passion for fishing. The club has now approximately 2300 members and as well as serving local fishermen a large number of international […]