Aalbl in Hrafnkelsdal

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The story of Hrafnkell Freysgoi takes place in East Iceland and is one of the Icelanders saga. The story tells of the struggles between chieftains and farmers in East Iceland in the 10th century. The main character is Hrafnkell Freysgoi, who was a influental chieftain that lived at the farm Aalbl in Hrafnkelsdal. The farm is located right in the end of the valley and there you can see Hrafnkels haug, where Hrafnkell is believed to be buried. Old Artifacts have been found in the area which have strengthen the storys truthfulness. There is a guesthouse at Aalbl today and Hrafnkelsday is an annual celebration of Hrafnkelssaga Freysgoa, during the celebration people can travel through the history trail of Hrafnkelssaga, play games, look at art and design, barbecue a so called "Faxasteak" and indulge themselves with knowledge from the saga.

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  • Aalbl in Hrafnkelsdal

    The story of Hrafnkell Freysgoi takes place in East Iceland and is one of the Icelanders saga. The story tells of the struggles between chieftains and farmers in East Iceland in the 10th century. People can travel through the history trail of Hrafnkelssaga when they are in the area.

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