Many strange rock formations rising above lava plains, in ICELAND are said to be those of petrified trolls. One of the most dramatic is Hvitserkur, a troll cow poised forever taking a drink of sea water on the northwest coast. Source: Octavia Randolph, 2002
The complete Icelandic staves symbol series. Each artwork is representing an element. They are presented here in the following order : fire, earth, metal, water, wood and air. The symbols are accompanied by stanzas of the Hávamál or Völuspá, written in runes.
Hi Guys. This is @Icelandic Explorer with a takeover and I am really excited to bring you some of my favourite shots from Iceland. This photo is taken in Þórsmörk (meaning the Valley of Thor) and the name says it all. Þórsmörk is that kind of place you thought didn't exist -- like Nature is just messing around with you, dangling landscapes of ethereal beauty in front of you only to take it away. #exploretocreate
8. Great Geysir, Iceland Geysir, sometimes known as The Great Geysir, is a geyser in southwestern Iceland. It was the first geyser described in a ed source and the first known to modern Europeans. The English word geyser (a periodically spouting hot spring) derives from Geysir. The name Geysir itself is derived from the Icelandic verb …