Iceland Archive

  • ICELAND has been forced to bow to pressure from elves and uncover a supposedly enchanted elfin rock after highway workers accidentally buried it — infuriating the mythical creatures, reports said Tuesday. The angry elves were suspected of causing a series of mishaps after the rock was covered over when workers […]

    Elves Prompt Icelandic Workers To Unearth Enchanted Rock!

    ICELAND has been forced to bow to pressure from elves and uncover a supposedly enchanted elfin rock after highway workers accidentally buried it — infuriating the mythical creatures, reports said Tuesday. The angry elves were suspected of causing a series of mishaps after the rock was covered over when workers […]

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  • According to a new survey by MMR, 53.7% of Icelanders believe that there are people with psychic or clairvoyant powers. A third of those who answered, 31,9 percent had attended a séance. Of those who answered, 67% of women believed in such powers compared to 40% of men. In the […]

    Icelandic Belief In The Paranormal!

    According to a new survey by MMR, 53.7% of Icelanders believe that there are people with psychic or clairvoyant powers. A third of those who answered, 31,9 percent had attended a séance. Of those who answered, 67% of women believed in such powers compared to 40% of men. In the […]

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  • From the wild weather to the harsh landscape, Iceland has its fair share of mystifying phenomena. But none is more fascinating than the elves. They’re real. And this woman will save them. Ragnhildur Jónsdóttir wants you to know that she’s not crazy. She’s gone to a doctor—two, actually—to make sure. […]

    The Elf Whisperer Of Iceland!

    From the wild weather to the harsh landscape, Iceland has its fair share of mystifying phenomena. But none is more fascinating than the elves. They’re real. And this woman will save them. Ragnhildur Jónsdóttir wants you to know that she’s not crazy. She’s gone to a doctor—two, actually—to make sure. […]

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  • Why So Many Icelanders Still Believe in Invisible Elves: How the country’s history and geography created the perfect setting for magical creatures, whose perceived existence sparks environmental protests to this day. Written by: Ryan Jacobs At the edge of the ancient Gálgahraun lava field, about a 10-minute drive outside Iceland’s […]

    Icelandic Elves & Those Who Believe In Them!

    Why So Many Icelanders Still Believe in Invisible Elves: How the country’s history and geography created the perfect setting for magical creatures, whose perceived existence sparks environmental protests to this day. Written by: Ryan Jacobs At the edge of the ancient Gálgahraun lava field, about a 10-minute drive outside Iceland’s […]

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