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Iceland - Winterlight Festival 2016

Website: February 4 - 7, 2016 If you are in Iceland during the Winter Months, try to coincide with their Winter Light Festival.  Most places have this sort of festival to bring a bit of light and happiness during the lonely months of winter. This year, we ended up being in Iceland coincidentally during the Winter light festival and attended a couple of their events. February 4, 2016 Opening Night THE PAINT SPLATTER ARTWORK - PAINT.IS Harpa, Studio Ólafur Elíasson and Visit Reykjavík called for proposals for an artwork which will utiliz the façade of Harpa Concert Hall. One artwork has been chosen and will be presented during The Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival. The authors are Halldór Eldjárn and Þórður Hans Baldursson. "We intend to convert the Harpa façade into a giant interactive canvas. Participants are able to illustrate the canvas by colliding it with virtual paint. Illustration takes place by opening a website,, on your

Cafe Loki, Iceland

Website: Addresss:  Lokastigur 28 101 Reykjavik Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Feedback: It was nothing fantastic but for me, it was just that I just need to try something traditionally Icelandic and this was the best plac eto get it. This was the combination platter that we ordered Mashed potato with Fish Flakes Tasted like Potato Gratin with Fish flakes.. I Like it. Most of these can only be eaten during the Winter festival Soured Whale - errr.. doesn't taste anything but like jelly with vinegar Soured Ram's testicles - not sure how to describe this but something like very sour century egg yolk Fermented Shark meat - quite interesting and tasty.  Very hard to cut kind of fish meat. Herring - the usual and you can find this in other Scandinavian countries. Liver and Blood Budding Sheep Jelly - quite interesting and tasty  See the video below.. Icelandic Meat Soup Taste like diluted Meat Goulash (prolly can skip th

Reykjavik, Iceland - A Quick Guide

Arport Transfer * NOTE: It's is infrequent like every hour! Tips Might be better to book day trips when you are there. It's pretty easy with the hotel or the tourist info office, and slightly cheaper.  But the good thing is that if the weather is good, you can plan around that.  We ended up when it was storming and we had issues trying to cancel the other one because it was from a different tour group (though we booked thru the "SAME" booking agency) Bring layers and layers of clothes. It can be extremely cold. 3 frakkak - puffin fish and whale pepper steak