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The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, can be seen in Iceland from September through to March! Northern Lights Viewing, Northern Lights Tours, See The Northern Lights, Beautiful Travel Destinations, Vacation Destinations, Vacation Trips, Alpena Mi, Snowmobile Tours, Iceland Travel Guide
Northern Lights
The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, can be seen in Iceland from September through to March!
Iceland's flag represents the natural elements that make up the island: Blue for the mountains, red for fire and lava and white for snow and ice. The cross is representative of the flags of Nordic countries. Iceland Facts, Iceland Flag, Island Blue, Nordic Countries, Snow And Ice, Holiday Time, Travel Agency, Discover Yourself
Iceland Flag
Iceland's flag represents the natural elements that make up the island: Blue for the mountains, red for fire and lava and white for snow and ice. The cross is representative of the flags of Nordic countries.
Traveling to Iceland in winters increases the chances of spotting the Northern Lights and also exposes you to excursions such as dog sledding and snowmobiling. Dog Sledding, Winters, Northern Lights, How To Memorize Things, Tours
Traveling To Iceland
Traveling to Iceland in winters increases the chances of spotting the Northern Lights and also exposes you to excursions such as dog sledding and snowmobiling.
The name Iceland is deceptive, in that the surface of the island is in fact only about 10% ice, with surprisingly warm winters due to the warming effects of the Atlantic Gulf. Greenland should realistically be called Iceland! Photo Tag, Date Photo, Reykjavik, Destinations, Greenland
Greenland should realistically be called Iceland!
The name Iceland is deceptive, in that the surface of the island is in fact only about 10% ice, with surprisingly warm winters due to the warming effects of the Atlantic Gulf. Greenland should realistically be called Iceland!
Did you know Icelanders watch more movies than any other nation. Free Films, Free Movies, Good Movies, Roman Polanski, Pamplona, Bohemian Rhapsody, Ganhadores Do Oscar, Placement Financier, Film Cars
Icelanders watch more movies
Did you know Icelanders watch more movies than any other nation.
Did you know at about 39,000 square miles, Iceland is small – close to the size of Ohio. Weekend Trips, Day Trips, Its Only Tuesday, Round The World Trip, Colombia Travel, Reflection Questions, Beauty Companies, Travel Itinerary, Travel Tips
Iceland is small – close to the size of Ohio
Did you know at about 39,000 square miles, Iceland is small – close to the size of Ohio.
Did You Know Iceland had the first democratically elected female and openly gay Prime Ministers! Spring Blooms, Spring Flowers, Red Twig Dogwood, Mchenry County, Astrantia, Parrot Tulips, Green Hydrangea, Floral Studio
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Did You Know Iceland had the first democratically elected female and openly gay Prime Ministers!
Did You Know Iceland is a temperate country - not too hot or cold. The highest temperature recorded was 30.5 °C (86.9 °F) at the Eastern fjords in 1939! Fjord, Eastern, Vacation
Iceland is a temperate country
Did You Know Iceland is a temperate country - not too hot or cold. The highest temperature recorded was 30.5 °C (86.9 °F) at the Eastern fjords in 1939!
There are no surnames or family names in Iceland – Icelanders use the traditional Nordic naming system, which includes a last name that is comprised from their father’s (or mother’s) first name with the addition of -dóttir (-daughter) or -son. Iceland Beauty, Family Names, Arctic Ocean, Surnames, The Republic, First Names, Canada Goose Jackets, Nordic
No Surnames or Family Names in Iceland
There are no surnames or family names in Iceland – Icelanders use the traditional Nordic naming system, which includes a last name that is comprised from their father’s (or mother’s) first name with the addition of -dóttir (-daughter) or -son.
Did You Know Icelanders watch more movies than any other nation! Each person in Iceland goes to the movies with an average of 5.1 cinema admissions per year, which is almost double the average of western European countries. George Vi, Tvs, Tv Led 50, Smart Tv 4k, Black Friday, Watch Tv Online, Live Tv Streaming, Streaming Media, Homemaking
Icelanders watch more movies than any other nation
Did You Know Icelanders watch more movies than any other nation! Each person in Iceland goes to the movies with an average of 5.1 cinema admissions per year, which is almost double the average of western European countries.
Did You Know owning a pet snake, lizard or turtle is against the law in Iceland. Some say it’s because a pet turtle once infected its owner with a bacterial disease - salmonella in the 1990s. This is the main reason banning reptiles and amphibians as they might infect the nation with this deadly disease. Pet Lizards, Reptiles And Amphibians, Lizard Food, Bacterial Diseases, Boa Constrictor, Pet Turtle, Pet Snake, Pet Health
Owning a pet snake, lizard or turtle is against the law in Iceland
Did You Know owning a pet snake, lizard or turtle is against the law in Iceland. Some say it’s because a pet turtle once infected its owner with a bacterial disease - salmonella in the 1990s. This is the main reason banning reptiles and amphibians as they might infect the nation with this deadly disease.
Did You Know? At 43.5 hours per week, Iceland has the longest work week in Europe. Container Home Designs, Container House Plans, Cargo Container, Mortgage Payment Calculator, Mortgage Payoff, Mortgage Help, Twitter Marketing, Marketing Digital, Media Marketing
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Did You Know? At 43.5 hours per week, Iceland has the longest work week in Europe.
Did you know that Iceland was one of the last places on earth to be settled in by humans? Interesting, isn’t it? Visit Iceland, Iceland Travel, Reykjavik Iceland, Travel Europe, Free Camping, Camping Trips, Camping Gear, Road Trips, Countries To Visit
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Did you know that Iceland was one of the last places on earth to be settled in by humans? Interesting, isn’t it?
Did you know that there is a Naming Committee in Iceland, formed in 1991 which rejects any baby names not conforming to Icelandic culture and tradition or likely to cause embarrassment to the child in the future? Pcos And Getting Pregnant, Get Pregnant Fast, Pcos Pregnancy, Natural Pregnancy, Pregnancy Advice, Baby Boys, Baby Girl, Cheap Kids Clothes Online, Personalized Canvas Wall Art
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Did you know that there is a Naming Committee in Iceland, formed in 1991 which rejects any baby names not conforming to Icelandic culture and tradition or likely to cause embarrassment to the child in the future?
Did you know, on an average, there is a volcanic eruption every 4 years in Iceland? 4 Years, Average
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Did you know, on an average, there is a volcanic eruption every 4 years in Iceland?
Did you know that a majority of Icelanders still believe in elves? Retro Christmas Tree, Christmas Love, Novelty Christmas, Christmas Ornaments, The Holiday Aisle, Holiday Crafts, Holiday Decor, Pagan Yule, Wiccan
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Did you know that a majority of Icelanders still believe in elves?
Did you know that beer remained illegal in #Iceland until 1989? English Pale Ale, Pale Ale Beers, Food Porn, Home Brewing Beer, Beer Festival, Liquor Store, Pilsner, Starter Kit, Craft Beer
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Did you know that beer remained illegal in #Iceland until 1989?
Did you know that fermented shark is the national dish of #Iceland? Tag a friend to see their reaction! National Dish, Sharks, Holiday Fun, Trip
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Did you know that fermented shark is the national dish of #Iceland? Tag a friend to see their reaction!
Cereal, pancakes, fruit and coffee is the traditional breakfast fare while lunch may take the form of a smŏrgásbord. Dinner is usually the main meal of the day, with lamb or fish served as the main course. Grilled Meatballs, Spinach Meatballs, Lamb Meatballs, Mushroom Meatballs, Greek Meatballs, Keto Meatballs, Pastas Recipes, Mince Recipes, Keto Recipes
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Cereal, pancakes, fruit and coffee is the traditional breakfast fare while lunch may take the form of a smŏrgásbord. Dinner is usually the main meal of the day, with lamb or fish served as the main course.
Did you know? For generations, Icelandic babies have napped outside in freezing temperatures. Temperatures, Nap, The Outsiders, Babies
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Did you know? For generations, Icelandic babies have napped outside in freezing temperatures.
#DidYouKnow 60% of Iceland's population lives in Reykjavik Iceland Air, Europe Travel Tips, Adventure Tours, Paris Skyline
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#DidYouKnow 60% of Iceland's population lives in Reykjavik
#DidYouKnow There are no forests in Iceland! Iceland Hiking, Iceland Travel Tips, Iceland Itinerary, Skaftafell, Thingvellir National Park, Iceland Photography, Iceland Waterfalls, Best Hikes
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#DidYouKnow There are no forests in Iceland!
#DidYouKnow Iceland is one of the last places to be settled by humans! Sky Landscape, Landscape Background, Watercolor Landscape, Nighttime Sky, Mountain Pictures, Holiday Vacations, Sunset Photos, Best Photographers
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#DidYouKnow Iceland is one of the last places to be settled by humans!
#DidYouKnow The National Sport of #Iceland is Handball Sports, Handball, Hs Sports
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#DidYouKnow The National Sport of #Iceland is Handball
#DidYouKnow 85% of energy generated in Iceland is renewable! Renew, Did You Know, Coastline
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#DidYouKnow 85% of energy generated in Iceland is renewable!
Did you know? Even though it's freezing in Iceland, you will always find ice cream shops open. #Iceland #IceCreamInIceland #IceCream #IcelandFacts Low Carb Wraps, Low Carb Tacos, Ice Cream Tubs, Ice Cream Day, Ice Cream Parlor, Cheddar, Dragon Noodles, Sorbet Recipes, Chili Garlic Sauce
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Did you know? Even though it's freezing in Iceland, you will always find ice cream shops open. #Iceland #IceCreamInIceland #IceCream #IcelandFacts
Did you know? #German is widely spoken in #Iceland! #German #Iceland #TourIS #IcelandFacts Amazing Nature Photography, Lock Screen Wallpaper, Iphone Wallpaper, Travel Gifts, Science Nature, The Good Place, Cool Pictures
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Did you know? #German is widely spoken in #Iceland! #German #Iceland #TourIS #IcelandFacts
Did you know? Hannes Halldorsson was a film director before he turned professional as a goalkeeper for Iceland. Film Director, Goalkeeper
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Did you know? Hannes Halldorsson was a film director before he turned professional as a goalkeeper for Iceland.
#Iceland is the smallest country ever to qualify for the World Cup. #WorldCup #IcelandFacts Parions Sport, Sport Soccer, Sport Event, Soccer Field, Soccer Tips, Soccer Skills, Free Football, Football Match
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#Iceland is the smallest country ever to qualify for the World Cup. #WorldCup #IcelandFacts
Did you know? 10% of the Icelandic population went to France to support their team at Euro 2016! #worldcup #icelandfacts #factsabouticeland #allabouticeland Euro 2016, World Cup
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Did you know? 10% of the Icelandic population went to France to support their team at Euro 2016! #worldcup #icelandfacts #factsabouticeland #allabouticeland