inside one of the houses
the turfhouses
Laufas
Some 30 km north of Akureyri, along the eastern shore of the Eyjafjördur fjord, you will find the pittoresque turfhouses of Laufas.
Turfhouses are known from the Middle Ages, but these ones were build around 1870 and in actual use till 1936.
 
Now it is a museum with many domestic and farming tools on display.
 
The little church is from 1865 but the pulpit dates back to 1698.
 
It is certainly worth the little detour from the Ringroad.
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sheeps use the road to
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it's low tide at the fjord
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here you can see how they build the walls
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the kitchen
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winters could get cold