20 Things That Will Surprise You in Iceland. This Country Is Amazing!

Iceland is a magical island. This is the land of ice, waterfalls, geysers and nice people. Those who haven’t been there yet dream to do it. Those who have, dream to return there.

Are you wondering what makes it so special? Iceland will amaze you with more things than its wildlife. Have a look at the gallery below and see things than can only be seen in Iceland.

 

#1 Before landing, the planes get illuminated in a way representing northern lights, one of the island’s symbols.

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#2 That comes as no surprise. This is where the lights are really spectacular.

 

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#3 The shape of the plastic bottle resembles an iceberg.

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#4 Road signs also include female characters.

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#5 Don’t be surprised to see poo-bans in some places.

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#6 Road signs here in general are really weird.

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#7 The traffic lights, though, can steal your heart.

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#8 This is a nation of patriots.

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#9 Public dustbin have got small shelves attached for recyclable containers.

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#10 Even pedestrian crossings are unique.

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#11 Iceland, the land of wonderful nature and animals, has got some of the most beautiful blue-eyed horses.

 

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#12 … and wonderful Atlantic puffins.

 

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#13 There are no McDonald’s restaurants in Iceland. The last one closed down in 2009. This is the last cheeseburger sold there.

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#14 One of the hotels there employs a … cat.

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#15 Grass on the roofs is really common in Iceland.

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#16 Coins represent a number of marine animals.

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#17 The Icelanders are really proud of the environment they live in. They believe that everything is a piece of art. Don’t be surprised to see stones displayed on hotel walls as if they were paintings.

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#18 The crime rate in Iceland is so low that the police have to find some interesting activities to keep their minds occupied.

 

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#19 You still don’t know what present to buy for your friend? Why don’t you get a can of ‘Fresh Icelandic Mountain Air’?

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#20 In some parts of Iceland there are areas rich in geothermal energy. To bake bread there, you simply put it into a hole in the ground.

 

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Do you feel encouraged to go to Iceland now? What did you like the most? Did you find anything shocking or surprising?

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