Super whale watching

At 13:00 I came down to the pier and waited for our boat, Bjössi Sör, to return from the morning trip. Guide Christian said it was probably one of the best whale watching tour he had ever been on, they saw 4 humpback whales in the same spot and then they found a minke whale…

Blue whales in the bay again!

It seems like the Blue whales are once again on time, but the last few years we have seen them around the same time, around the beginning of June.  In fact, the 27th of May was also the first day we spotted them last year, so they are very timely!     An hour and a…

South Iceland emerges from the ashes

Clean-up operations following the eruption in Grímsvötn are well under way. Most of the ejected ash fell in a small area South and Southeast of the volcano, but locals expect to be able to resume life as usual in a matter of days.   Minister for Industry, Energy and Tourism, Katrin Juliusdottir, has extended a…