The Caribbean, for many, definitely is among the most exotic destinations in the world: white and golden beaches, turquoise sea, palms, sunsets, rich marine life and more.
This weekend, in Húsavík the usual Mærudagar, or Candy Days, is held. It is a local festival that always enlivens the already lively town of ours. A parade, several concerts all around, exciting games and a playground for kinds at the harbour and various other special events are scheduled on from Thursday to Sunday: a fun time guaranteed for everyone!
On June 12, the annual opening of an art show at the Whale Museum was held. French Marina Rees is the artist exhibiting her works for the next 12 months.
June is coming to an end and it’s time to draw some conclusions.
The weather has been excellent for most of the month and the whale watching just incredible.
The whale watching season of 2016 got to a great start this morning when North Sailing‘s “Náttfari”, sailed out of the harbour with about 35 passengers. The weather was ideal for a good day in the Skjálfandi bay as you should see on the following pictures. The passengers were from several countries including Germany, USA an Malaysia. Read more
Today is a great day for Húsavík. The blue whale project which has been in a long process ever since a blue whale drifted to the beach in Skagi in 2010 finally came to an end today when the Whale Museum opened after 6 months of constructions. Húsavík is now one of only ten places in the world that have a skeleton of the largest animal in the world. Read more
Beginning in May 2016 Húsavík Walking Tours will offer a guided tours around Húsavík’s midtown attractions. The tours will operate twice a day, in the morning and in the afternoon. The aim of the tours is to be informative in historical and cultural sense. During the walk the guide will show the visitors Húsavik’s best known tourist attractions and also inform them about some local tales and fun facts. The tour should be a great way as a starting point in one’s trip to Húsavik.
Recently a video about Húsavík was broadcasted as a part of an online TV-programme produced at Södertörn University in Stockholm. Journalist Alexia Annisius Askelöf reported about her experience of Húsavík during wintertime. Read more
Guess what? Húsavík and London have got something in common.