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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 folks stories is a set of 60 neighborhood legends, designed to accompany the visitor at the highway round Iceland. The scene is decided for every tale with an outline of the encompassing panorama and a quick heritage of the area, in addition to functional information regarding routes to some of the destinations. The tales themselves are retold via skilled advisor and historian Jón R. Hjálmarsson. Trolls and elves, wizards, ghosts, mermen and a number of different mysterious beings come to existence in those pages to brighten up the traveller’s trip round Iceland.

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