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News Iceland » Egilsstaoir: Town Guide: Arts, Crafts & Organic Produce In Egilsstaðir

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Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Iceland’s eastern capital of Egilsstaðir is an administrative and travel hub for the area, situated directly on Route One. There’s a domestic airport that’s a convenient and often picturesque one-hour flight from Reykjavík, and the town also sits ...

News Iceland » Egilsstaoir: East Iceland offers a dream-like escape in sparsely populated landscape

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Publication date: Saturday 07 October 2017

Egilsstadir, a town in east Iceland on the banks of the Lagarfljót river. As untrammeled as the east may be, it isn’t hard to get there. An hour’s plane ride whisks you in from Reykjavik, the capital and largest city of Iceland, where most of the ...

News Iceland » Egilsstaoir: Our guide to the real home of Fortitude: Reydarfjordur, Iceland

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Publication date: hursday 26 January 2017

To get here, you have to take a 50-minute flight from Reykjavik across Iceland’s glacial centre to a town called Egilsstadir, then it’s a 45-minute drive through the mountains. Those who venture to these remote parts are rewarded with spectacular ...

News Iceland » Egilsstaoir: Vikings razed the forests: Can Iceland regrow them?

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Publication date: uesday 31 October 2017

GUNNARSHOLT, Iceland — With his flats of saplings and a red planting tool, Jon Asgeir Jonsson is a foot soldier in the fight to reforest Iceland, working to bring new life to largely barren landscapes. The country lost most of its trees more than 1,000 ...