All posts tagged: Westfjords

Return from Ísafjörður with one day delay

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Bolungarvik, Labrador on the front seat, arctic foxes, lost in Súðavík Sunday, its almost 12 o’clock, its morning. Morning time after second night of Aldrei festival. Toasts, mixed eggs with onion and ham as proper breakfast. Quickly packing and leaving our guesthouse after 1 o’clock. Time to go home and switch-on optimistic hitch-hiking mindset for following 400km back to Bifröst. Slow down. Not yet. We decided that we will not leave the Westfjords yet. Why not […]

Aldrei fór ég suður

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“I never went South” music festival in Ísafjörður I have been impressed by Westfjords from beginning, the drive was long but with amazing view on the raw countryside with fjords. We had a big expectations from festival but also we haven’t been sure what to expect. Aldrei is organized since 2004 every Easter in capital of Westfjords. Time when town is slowly waking up from winter. Story behind the origin represents the name of festival itself. As in every country capital […]

Exploring Suðureyri

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After first concert night we woke up around lunch time and decided to head to Suðureyri. A village where off-venue concert was taking place.  It supposed to be on swimming pool but due to a bad weather it was moved to one of the warehouses in harbor. Concert was held with one anniversary in mind. Celebrating was Icelandic outdoor clothes brand 66° North. 90 years since it was established in 1926. Exactly here, in Suðureyri. In this post […]

Travelling to Westfjords

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Elf church, fjord in shape of boot, abandoned farm, all possible types of weather in one afternoon Westfjords, most remote part of Iceland. Many times missing in travel itinerary when driving around the country on ring road. We skipped the Sonar music festival in Reykjavik due to high entrance and decided to focus on Aldrei in Westfjords instead. Aldrei fór ég suður in translation “I never went south”. A local music festival happening every Easter since […]