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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 instances passed by, to visualize ghosts, trolls and different supernatural creatures lurking round each nook. A Traveller’s consultant to Icelandic people 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 encircling panorama and a short historical past of the sector, in addition to functional information regarding routes to many of the destinations. The tales themselves are retold by means of skilled consultant and historian Jón R. Hjálmarsson. Trolls and elves, wizards, ghosts, mermen and a bunch of alternative mysterious beings come to existence in those pages to brighten up the traveller’s trip round Iceland.

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