By Jón R. Hjálmarsson,Anna Yates

Iceland is wealthy in folklore; the mountainous panorama, wide-open areas, harsh weather and lengthy iciness darkness should have made it effortless, in occasions passed by, to visualize ghosts, trolls and different supernatural creatures lurking round each nook. A Traveller’s consultant to Icelandic folks stories is a suite of 60 neighborhood legends, designed to accompany the traveler at the street round Iceland. The scene is decided for every tale with an outline of the encompassing panorama and a quick background of the sector, in addition to sensible information regarding routes to a few of the destinations. The tales themselves are retold through skilled advisor and historian Jón R. Hjálmarsson. Trolls and elves, wizards, ghosts, mermen and a number of different mysterious beings come to lifestyles in those pages to brighten up the traveller’s trip round Iceland.

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