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The Folklore of Lakes and Waterfalls in Iceland

The Folklore of Lakes and Waterfalls in Iceland

Emily Goodheart November 20, 2021 0

Iceland’s many lakes and waterfalls are steeped in myth and legend—ancient tales of fairy folk, hidden treasure and Norse gods surround these watery realms. Iceland’s folklore has been recorded since the 12th century, and

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The Folklore of North American Wildlife

The Folklore of North American Wildlife

Emily Goodheart December 2, 2019 0

                        America’s national parks are home to a number of alluring animals who hold a place in myth and folklore. After gazing into

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Video: Iceland at Its Most Elemental

Video: Iceland at Its Most Elemental

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 22, 2019 0

There’s a myth that Iceland got its name because Viking settlers didn’t want people flocking to their verdant island. They wanted to make sure that their descriptor for the place would deter interlopers and

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East of the Sun and West of the Moon: The Folklore of Arctic Animals

East of the Sun and West of the Moon: The Folklore of Arctic Animals

Emily Goodheart February 3, 2018 1

                      In the far North, the aurora borealis shimmers and blazes, in bright contrast with a frozen, white world below. But life can be

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