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Author Archive: Arnar Palsson

Scandinavia – a way to go … reflects my passion for travel and to give others an inspiration by my heritage of Scandinavia with stories from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and their associated territories, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, the Åland Islands and Sápmi (Lapland). You can find me on Google+ and LinkedIn as on Twitter and Facebook.

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Learn about the Icelandic Christmas – Yule Lads

26/11/2012 | By | Reply More
Learn about the Icelandic Christmas – Yule Lads

Christmas Season: Iceland has 13 Christmas Yule lads (jólasveinar) who predate Santa by centuries I am pleased to announce this article was originally published by Robie2 on Hubpages. Used with permission of the author. Everything you read below, is a true story and experience of my own childhood, when I was growing up in Iceland. A […]

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Icelandic Short Stories Adapted in TV series, produced by Robert Redford

15/11/2012 | By | Reply More
Icelandic Short Stories Adapted in TV series, produced by Robert Redford

Icelandic author Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson will write the screenplay Academy Award winner Robert Redford is planning to make a television series based on the short story collection Valentines (2006; Aldingarðurinn) by Icelandic author Ólaf Jóhann Ólafsson, who will write the screenplay. Ólafur confirmed the news, November 7. 2012, to the Icelandic national broadcaster RÚV. The series will […]

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Icelanders take part in a Giant Geothermal Project in Africa

09/11/2012 | By | Reply More
Icelanders take part in a Giant Geothermal Project in Africa

Geothermal utilization in East Africa Geothermal utilization in East Africa will transform positive conditions to further development and quality of life for millions of residents on the regions of 13 African countries Today, November 9. 2012, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson presented the most extensive development project Iceland has participated in. It […]

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Understanding Money & Debt – The Next Bubble is About to Burst

05/11/2012 | By | Reply More
Understanding Money & Debt – The Next Bubble is About to Burst

Money can provide protection from certain problems and alleviate certain stresses (cf. Phil 10: 15) Over 95% of all the money in the western world are create by commercial and private banks. The banks create this money when they make loans to ordinary people and businesses. As hard as it is to believe, when you take out a […]

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Imagine Peace Tower Lighting to be Streamed Online

09/10/2012 | By | Reply More
Imagine Peace Tower Lighting to be Streamed Online

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal by Martin Luther King, Jr Imagine Peace Tower Lighting to be Streamed Online The annual lighting of Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower in Reykjavik Iceland, will be streamed live via webcam from 8 pm local […]

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New Sea Route between Asia and Europe

29/09/2012 | By More
New Sea Route between Asia and Europe

Sea Route in the Arctic Ocean between Asia and Europe has become ever more prominent The melting of ice in the Arctic Ocean will offer a short-cut for China’s commercial fleet to reach Europe and North America after Shanghai-based icebreaker Xue Long, or Snow Dragon, tried a new Sea Route to the North Pole on […]

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Reykjavik Peace Þing 2012

28/09/2012 | By | Reply More
Reykjavik Peace Þing 2012

Peace Þing take place in Reykjavik, Iceland The Reykjavik Peace Þing or Peace Parliament will take place in Harpa Conference Centre of Reykjavik city in Iceland, the 12th – 14th of October. The Icelandic Scouts celebrate the centenary of Scouting in Iceland this year. “As a part of the festivities throughout the year the Scouts […]

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