Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Selfoss



Of course the real reason to go to Iceland is to immerse ones self in the wool culture. The biggest wool processing center is Alafoss, just east of Reykjavík, but the cutest one is located just outside of Selfoss, about forty miles southeast of the capital city.  In a converted schoolhouse we found a beautiful array of plant-dyed wool:



The sheep that wool came from were just outside, grazing in a nearby field:



The shop’s storage shed was built in the traditional sod covered style:



Back in the Selfoss city center, we had a delightful lunch at Krisp:



After we had eaten, we thought a little dessert might be order:

By Professor Batty



3 Comments:

Blogger Shoshanah Lee Marohn said...

Are there any sheep fences in Iceland?


Blogger jono said...

Love the cow!


Blogger Professor Batty said...

SLM ~ Yes, although in the summer they are free to roam in the highlands. In the valleys they are fenced in.

Jono ~ Udderly fantastic…

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