Top 10 interesting facts about Iceland

#5- Midnight Golf

Iceland experiences 24 hours of uninterrupted and absolutely brilliant sunlight in June and July, which means a time to indulge in outdoor activities. Icelanders use these months to play golf in the midnight, since it isn’t just enjoyable it is also a surreal experience.

#6- Elves

Poll results achieved over an extended period of time make it apparent that a majority of citizens of Iceland believe in the existence of elves. These elves possess magical abilities and are said to reside in the rocky areas of the nation, where they may cause trouble if humans were to disrupt their lives. This belief is further strengthened by the fact that bulldozers malfunction in such sites.

#7- The Yule lads

A majority of nations celebrate Christmas or a similar holiday/festival; however there are always some differences, which is why Iceland has the Yule Lads in place of Santa Claus. These descendents of trolls were mentioned by parents to scare their children. However, this technique employed by parents was made illegal in 1700, gradually making these lads a part of Christmas.

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