The Eerie Folktales Behind Iceland’s Natural Wonders – National Geographic

The scenic country of Iceland is known for its friendly locals, jaw-dropping waterfalls, and some of the best views of the aurora borealis in the world. A lesser known aspect of the popular tourist destination is its quirky and distinctive folklore, which features characters such as trolls, elves, ghosts, and fairies, and is integrated into the histories of many of the country’s famed natural formations.

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