A Shocking Walk

Today a went for a lovely walk in a the beautiful village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur.

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The weather was great and my husband wanted to show me Stjórnarfoss, a short walking distance from the village.

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So far, very nice and peaceful. But when we got closer we got a minor shock. Someone was climbing up the waterfall!

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We watched, terrified she would fall but unable to do anything.

 

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Then she stood still for a while – before she jumped.

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Fortunately she was perfectly all right. But I do not recommend this!
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Time Travel

When I was visiting Dýrafjörður recently, I was fortunate enough to get an private guided tour to the an untouched home of Sigtryggur Guðlaugsson and Hjaltlína Guðjónsdóttir, who were, among other things, the founders of Skrúður, the famous horticultural museum garden in Núpur, Dýrafjörður.

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Sigtryggur was born in 1862, but his son Þröstur is the one showing us his parents house.
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Hjaltlína´s mittens. just as she left them.
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A special box for knitting needles.

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Sigtryggur was born in 1862, but his son in alive and well and he showed us his parents house.