On Viðey Island we have the oldest house in Reykjavík City but that is not the only “oldest something in Reykjavík” we find on Viðey. The island has the oldest rock formations in the capital area. Two million years ago Viðey was an active volcano and since then glaciers and sea-level changes has played its part in forming Viðey as it is today. On the 12th of August Dr. Hreggviður Norðdahl will tell us about the geological history of Viðey Island and explain the development of both the island and Reykjavik area.Spoken language on this guided tour is Icelandic.
Viðeyjarstofa og Viðeyjarkirkja
On the picture you can see where we will walk tomorrow night, Tuesday July 29th. We‘ll combine hiking, yoga excesses and some relaxation in the end. The guidance is free of charge but you have to pay for the ferry. You don‘t have to have any experience in yoga and everybody is welcome!
Our yesterday‘s guide was truly a success. Magnús Sædal was in charge when the houses on Viðey Island were restored and he told us the stories of the houses and of the life on the island from the time of the monastery on the 13th century to our day. Into these stories he twisted the [...]