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Archive for November, 2011

Websites in Icelandic Posted by on Nov 27, 2011

Hopefully this post is useful. If you don’t like posts where I just link things, tell me and I won’t make one like this again. Here’s a list of things that can be set to Icelandic, either through changing Firefox’s language settings in the preferences section or by your personal setting on the site itself.…

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Christmas photos Posted by on Nov 20, 2011

If you want me to talk about something specific, want more photos of this or that, or want to know some grammar, just comment and ask for it. Christmas is coming and Christmas-themed stuff started to show up a few weeks ago. I lost some photos that I had so you’re getting a mix of…

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Signs in Icelandic Posted by on Nov 13, 2011

Here’s a bunch of various signs I’ve taken photos of. This sign is near Kringlan (a mall). Every time I walk by, it’s collapsed like this. “Circus school today for all”, this and the following two photos were taken on Iceland’s independence day. ESB or ES stands for “Evrópusambandið”, the European Union. “(Dance school) good…

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Grocery stores in Iceland Posted by on Nov 10, 2011

Sometimes you’ll see food trucks like these parked in random places around town: “The wafflewagon”. It basically drives around to wherever anything is happening and sells waffles that are made inside the wagon, with toppings like ice cream and chocolate. Sorry for the bad photo, it’s really hard to take a good one without flash…

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Hospitals and clinics Posted by on Nov 1, 2011

If you need medicine or a doctor, I’ve been advised to go to a private doctor instead of someone at a community clinic. I went to a clinic the other day anyway (the cost was 1.000kr for the visit versus 6.000 to 8.000kr) and unfortunately had bad results. The doctor didn’t know as much English,…

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