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News Iceland » Vestmannaeyjar: Slippurinn Chef To Host Downtown Reykjavík Pop-Up At Apotek

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Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Gísli Matthías Auðunsson is a star chef on Iceland’s restaurant scene, and the man behind the menu of the much-admired Vestmannaeyjar eatery, Slippurinn. Only open in the summer, the restaurant has a strong New Nordic-influenced philosophy of ...

News Iceland » Vestmannaeyjar: Vestmannaeyjar – the surprising hotbed of Icelandic football

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Publication date: onday 17 July 2017

"The event was huge, and it put Iceland on the map. It was inspiring for our youngsters, who now want to repeat their heroes’ success." Vestmannaeyjar – Where careers are made Aside from starring for their country at UEFA EURO 2016, Gylfi Sigurdsson ...

News Iceland » Vestmannaeyjar: Nature’s biggest treasure hunt

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Publication date: onday 09 September 2013

It is nature’s biggest treasure hunt. Like the story from a child’s picture book, each August the children of Iceland’s Vestmannaeyjar Islands stay up late into the night, roaming the streets. They are searching for pufflings – baby puffins who ...

News Iceland » Vestmannaeyjar: Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland Hourly Weather

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Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

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News Iceland » Vestmannaeyjar: Iceland Evacuates 7,000 on Isle After an Ancient Volcano Erupts

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Publication date: onday 22 January 1973

Police authorities on the tiny island of Heimaey, one of group off the south coast of Iceland, said boats and planes were being used to get the inhabitants of the town, of Vestmannaeyjar to safety on the mainland. But, they said, a hail of ash from the ...

News Iceland » Vestmannaeyjar: Elephant Rock, Heimaey, Iceland

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Publication date: uesday 13 May 2014

The Elephant Rock is a natural rock formation found on the island of Heimaey (meaning Home Island) in Iceland’s Vestmannaeyjar archipelago (say that 10 times fast). With around 4,500 residents Heimaey is the most populated island of Iceland (and the ...

News Iceland » Vestmannaeyjar: HB Grandi : Ottó N. Þorláksson RE sold to Vestmannaeyjar

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Publication date: Friday 29 December 2017

Ottó N. Þorláksson was built in 1981 in Garðabær, Iceland and has proven to be an excellent vessel. Stefán Friðriksson, CEO of Ísfélag Vestmannaeyja and Vilhjálmur Vilhjálmsson, CEO of HB Grandi finalized the deal earlier today.

News Iceland » Vestmannaeyjar: Heimaey: The Icelandic town frozen in time by a volcano

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Publication date: Sunday 06 July 2014

Round-trip fares with Eagle Air start from $359; +354 5624200 Herjolfur ferries sail from Landeyjarhofn to Vestmannaeyjar. Landeyjarhofn is 132 kilometers (82 miles) from Reykjavik, in the south of Iceland. Prices start from $28 each way. The ferry makes ...

News Iceland » Vestmannaeyjar: Vestmannaeyjar Harbors Caves, Volcanoes And Plenty Of Puffins

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Publication date: Saturday 13 May 1995

Then hop on a five-minute flight over to Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands). This archipelago of 13 islands off the southern coast of Iceland is home to about 5,000 people and at least 10 times as many puffins. A day or two on the main island of Heimaey is ...

News Iceland » Vestmannaeyjar: Namibia: Online Chess for Namibians

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Publication date: uesday 27 February 2007

Windhoek — THE Namibian Chess Federation, in conjunction with ICEIDA and VideoChess in Iceland, held an online Internet chess match last ... that represented Namibia against the schools from Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland. Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman Islands ...