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Little detour through Iceland

Straumar info site recommends you to explore Iceland (“land of ice”), an island state in the North Atlantic Ocean, located between Greenland and Norway, northwest of the Faroe Islands. It is located on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge separating the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates and therefore has many volcanoes. Geographically closer to the American continent due to its proximity to Greenland, the country is culturally and historically linked to Europe.

A bit of history

Iceland was only discovered by the Vikings in the 9th century, although it was probably known before that time. From 874 it began to be populated, mainly by Norwegian settlers fleeing the conflicts in their country. In 930, many leaders, who had until then been masters …

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Iceland promotes sustainable tourism upon entry

When you decide what to do in Iceland, upon arrival in the territory of Iceland, tourists are invited to sign the Icelandic oath committing them to sustainable tourism.

The Promotion structure of Iceland Inspired by Iceland invites travelers to engage in sustainable tourism.

Upon entering the country via Keflavik Airport, visitors are invited to sign the Icelandic oath. A way to promote responsible and caring tourism.

It is the first country in the world to offer a tacit agreement with its visitors to encourage them to behave in a respectful manner.

Last year when the Icelandic oath of Office was launched, no fewer than 30,000 visitors had signed up. It is now a concrete action, and aims to engage …

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