Norðurþing recently started working on the campsite in Húsavík to make some improvements. Depending on the weather, the constructions should be finished in a couple of weeks and the final result will be a new and improved campground.
The Exploration Museum and the founders of the Húsavík Walking Tours recently signed an implementation agreement in order to finalize a collaboration that will result in a combo activity, at a special price, including both a guided walking tour in town and a visit of the museum.
The Italian Serie A match Pescara-Fiorentina, scheduled for today at 14:00, has been postponed, due to impracticability of the pitch, covered in snow and ice.
The new Orcas/Dolphins Room has been recently opened at the Whale Museum, after a few months during which the room underwent renovation redesign and updating, enhancing the already excellent exhibition of the museum and giving a new perspective on the fascinating world of Cetaceans.
A new item has been recently added to the exhibition of the Exploration Museum: a Drakkar model! The Drakkar is a marine vessels of unique design, built by the Vikings during the Viking Age. The model is now featured in the Vikings section of the museum, beside the stories of the main explorers of that age related to Iceland.
Last Friday, September 9, the photography exhibition “Óskir íslenskra barna” – or “Icelandic children’s desires”. The photographer is Ásta Kristjánsdóttir, who led this project in cooperation with Barnaheill – Save the Children á Íslandi. “Óskir íslenskra barna” will be exhibited until October 20 at Safnahúsið.
The tourist signpost is finally up and the main attractions and points of interest are on it, both in Icelandic and English. On top of it is a metal whale fluke…what else for the “Whale Capital of Iceland”?
Yesterday night, August 16, the first northern lights after the darkless arctic summer days could be seen, which must be some kind of a record! On top of that, a full moon brightened the bluish night sky.
Yesterday, our lively and lovely bay had a very exciting and unexpected visit by a pod of about 15 Killer Whales, including young calves.