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Sjöundá (Seventh River)

Sjöundá is probably the most famous farm in Rauðisandur in later decades, although it has been deserted since 1921. The reason for this is a murder case from 1802 which the author Gunnar Gunnarsson wrote about in his novel Svartfugl, which was first published in 1938 in Denmark. The book was well received, is considered […]

New Hollywood film

According to news from Hollywood a movie production is underway that will partly take place in Vatnsdalur Valley and Vatnsnes Point in North Iceland. It is the filming of a book called Burial Rites by author Hannah Kent where she told the story of the last executions that took place in Iceland through the eyes […]

Ný Hollywood mynd

Samkvæmt fréttum á að taka upp nýja Hollywood mynd á næstu misserum í Vatnsdal og á Vatnsnesi á Norðurlandi. Tildrögin eru síðasta aftaka á Íslandi sem fór fram á Þrístöpum við Vatnsdalshóla og útgáfa bókarinnar Burial Rites um málið eftir rithöfund sem heitir Hannah Kent. Áhugasamir geta farið að Þrístöpum með hjálp Wapp – Walking app […]