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Iceland , Tuesday 23 January 2018

News Iceland » Alftanes: Elf advocates of Iceland want government to abandon road to peninsula with 'hidden folk'

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/elf-advocates-urge-iceland-halt-road-hidden-folk-article-1.1555969
Publication date: Sunday 22 December 2013

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — In this land of fire and ice ... Commission and local authorities to abandon a highway project building a direct route from the Alftanes peninsula, where the president has a home, to the Reykjavik suburb of Gardabaer.

News Iceland » Alftanes: Iceland: Where They Believe in Elves

News channel or source: http://guardianlv.com/2013/12/iceland-where-they-believe-in-elves/
Publication date: onday 23 December 2013

The people of Iceland believe in elves, they really do ... a suburb of Reykjavik, and the Alftanes peninsula. The route runs directly over a site where there is an elf church. This means, as elf habitat goes, it is of special importance to them, and ...

News Iceland » Alftanes: In Iceland, Elves, Or 'Hidden Folk,' May Be Real And Could Prevent Highway Construction

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/iceland-elves-or-hidden-folk-may-be-real-could-prevent-highway-construction-1518218
Publication date: Sunday 22 December 2013

In Iceland, conservation groups are trying to stop a highway ... have banded together to stop the construction of a highway connecting Alftanes peninsula to Gardabaer, a suburb of Reykjavik. The groups claim the project would destroy an elf church and ...

News Iceland » Alftanes: Iceland halts road scheme because it might have disturb the ELVES

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2527939/Judge-halts-Icelandic-road-project-court-decide-detrimental-impact-local-elves.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 December 2013

In this land of fire and ice, where the fog-shrouded lava fields offer a spooky landscape in which anything might lurk, stories abound of the 'hidden folk' - thousands of elves, making their homes in ... from the tip of the Alftanes peninsula, where ...

News Iceland » Alftanes: In Iceland, don't get in the way of the elves

News channel or source: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/travel/20160131_In_Iceland__don_t_get_in_the_way_of_the_elves.html
Publication date: Saturday 30 January 2016

This explains why we had people who see elves demonstrating side by side with environmentalists against the Alftanes highway. The road goes right across one of the most interesting, sensitive, and beautiful lava fields in Iceland. This fairy-faith is ...

News Iceland » Alftanes: In Iceland, where folklore is more than just stories, concern for elves holds up road project

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/12/22/in-iceland-where-folklore-is-more-than-just-stories-concern-for-elves-holds-up.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 December 2013

REYKJAVIK, Iceland – In this land of fire and ice ... local authorities to abandon a highway project building a direct route from to the tip of the Alftanes peninsula, where the president has a home, to the Reykjavik suburb of Gardabaer.

News Iceland » Alftanes: Alftanes, Iceland 10 Day Weather

News channel or source: https://weather.com/weather/tenday/l/Alftanes+Iceland+ICXX0353:1:IC
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

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News Iceland » Alftanes: Cheering for Iceland Feels Different When Your Husband’s Unexpectedly Been Elected President

News channel or source: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_spot/2016/07/01/iceland_s_new_first_lady_elect_eliza_reid_on_iceland_s_soccer_team.html
Publication date: hursday 30 June 2016

Iceland's incoming and outgoing first couples in Nice, France for the Iceland-England match. Left to right: First Lady-elect Eliza Reid; President-elect Guðni Jóhannesson; President Ólafur Grímsson; First Lady Dorrit Moussaieff. Friðjón R ...

News Iceland » Alftanes: Road project in Iceland delayed to protect 'hidden' elves

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/road-project-in-iceland-delayed-to-protect-hidden-elves-9021768.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 December 2013

The proposed highway would offer a direct route from the Alftanes peninsula, where President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson has a home, to the Reykjavik suburb of Gardabaer. But the project has been halted until the Supreme Court of Iceland rules on a case ...

News Iceland » Alftanes: 'Do Not Disturb the Elves': Iceland Diverts Road to Protect Fairytale Creatures

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/do-not-disturb-elves-iceland-diverts-road-protect-faiytale-creatures-1453561
Publication date: Friday 20 June 2014

Getty Images Activists have protested against a new road plan in Iceland, as it would disturb the lives of elves who live inside the rocks in the path of the road. Construction works were stopped after the protesters voiced their dissent. "It's not every ...