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Keldur turf-houses - the oldest house in Iceland | Guide to Iceland

Keldur Turf House in South-Iceland - is this the Oldest House in Iceland?

I adore turf houses, also called sod houses, they are so typical Icelandic. So I think it is proper to write about the oldest turf house in Iceland, the histor

Iceland's Historic Turf Houses: The Eco-Homes of the Future?

Houses with turf roofs on the island of Heimaey, Iceland

Keldur turf-houses - the oldest house in Iceland | Guide to Iceland

Keldur Turf House in South-Iceland - is this the Oldest House in Iceland?

Keldur turf-houses - the oldest house in Iceland | Guide to Iceland

On my search for turf houses around Iceland I visited Sænautasel turf-house on Jökuldalsheiði heath in the highlands of Iceland. It is in my opinion an extremely cute turf house :)Sænautasel dates back to 1843 and for 95 years people lived in this beautiful turf house - until 1943 when the last peop

Sænautasel Turf House in the Highlands of Iceland

Sænautasel turf-house on Jökuldalsheiði heath in the highlands of Iceland. Sænautasel dates back to 1843 and people lived in this beautiful turf house until There is a restaurant in the turf house open from June to September from 10 a.

Hesteyri, North of Isafjordur, Iceland,Hesteyri, North of Isafjordur, Iceland  One of the few, but well maintained, old houses in the abandoned place Hesteyri, far north in the Iceland Westfjord, where there are no roads.

One of the few, but well maintained, old houses in the abandoned place Hesteyri, far north in the Iceland Westfjord, where there are no roads.

Sænautasel turf-house in the highlands of Iceland | Guide to Iceland

Sænautasel Turf House in the Highlands of Iceland

On my search for turf houses around Iceland I visited Sænautasel turf house on Jökuldalsheiði heath in the highlands of Iceland.

Turf House, Iceland

Turfin in ma home turf - Turf House, Iceland

In Iceland, belief in the Huldufolk (“hidden folk”), or elves, is so strong that building plans are altered to suit them, roads are diverted around their lands, and people even build tiny houses and churches for them. Over half the population of Iceland believes in the possibility that these folk exist.

In Iceland, belief in the Huldufolk (“hidden folk”), or elves, is so strong that…

Sænautasel turf house in the highlands of Iceland

Sænautasel Turf House in the Highlands of Iceland

On my search for turf houses around Iceland I visited Sænautasel turf house on Jökuldalsheiði heath in the highlands of Iceland. It is in my opinion an extreme

Keldur turf-houses - the oldest house in Iceland | Guide to Iceland

Keldur Turf House in South-Iceland - is this the Oldest House in Iceland?

I adore turf houses, also called sod houses, they are so typical Icelandic. So I think it is proper to write about the oldest turf house in Iceland, the histor

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