Because of its name, probably, many people will think that Iceland is filled with ice. However, this is not the case, but ironically or not, Greenland is filled with ice. Even if it doesn’t have much ice, Iceland has some interesting and unique things to offer. Before visiting this country you must do a research and find out what this country offers to the world. Probably, you didn’t know, but Iceland is considered to be one of the happiest countries in the world. Here are some interesting facts that you may be interested to find out before visiting this country.
Raw Puffin Heart
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What are the Puffins? Well, Puffins are known as being small birds with black and white feathers. They have oversized beaks and this is one of the reasons why they are so adorable. Unfortunately, people in Iceland consider that the raw puffin heart is a delicacy and this beard is used for food all the time. To be remembered that Gordon Ramsay has been long criticized after eating such kind of food during his television series.
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During the summer season, especially between June and July, this country has days with a full 24 hours of amazing sunlight. Of course, everyone is thinking what they could do with a 24 hours of light a day. Well, several people in Iceland are taking advantage of this period to catch up on their golf. Even if the weather can get sometimes rainy and cold, that doesn’t stop them to work on their golfing skills. A lot of people who are playing golf during the midnight sun claimed that this experience is surreal and amazing.
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Iceland is known as being the country where the volcanic activity is very high. Probably, few countries would have been able to manage this volcanic activity as well as Iceland. This country found a way to use this activity in its own advantage. That’s way almost 80 percent of this country’s energy is from renewable resources and more than half of that is geothermal alone. Besides being used for general electricity needs, geothermal energy is used for heating swimming pools, that’s why Iceland is home to more than 140 public swimming pools that are kept heated due to all-natural volcanic heat.
Iceland is a beautiful country that homes several unique places and interesting habits. Have you ever been to Iceland?
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