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7 things that made us happy this week

By Staff

  • Happy campers Those three do appreciate the warm weather just as the human population of Iceland. Click on photo to see it full frame. Photo/Sara McMahon

The unseasonably warm winter which is good both for the people and the four legged inhabitants of the island. Sheep is still gracing outside and that is highly unusual for November. We will enjoy it while it lasts...

Reading this funny article written by Spaniard Jordi Pujolá, who has lived in Iceland since 2013. He did a list of things that strike him as strange about Iceland. Number one is: "To see all the weather signs listed at the same time during the weather news (sun, rain, snow…)". 

The beautiful Holuhraun time-lapse video captured by scientists from the Icelandic Met Office. It shows around three hours of the eruption condensed to 32 seconds withthe sun and the moon joining the action.

That Guardian and Observer readers picked Iceland as their favourite European country in 2014.

Ham at Kex Hostel Screenshot from video by KEXP

Watching KEXP's recording of one of Iceland's best rock bands of all time performing live. Legendary rock band Ham includes a member of Iceland's parliament and a Reykjavík City councilman.

That Cornell University presented Iceland's president, Ólafur Grímsson, and the people of Iceland with an award for promoting the use of renewable energy worldwide while reducing its own reliance on fossil fuels.


Krona rings Photo/Valli

The clever recycling of this young student who makes great rings out of old Icelandic one króna coins.

Enjoy your weekend!

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