The Farm ┴nasta­ir on Vatnsnes

The farm ┴nasta­ir on Vatnsnes peninsula is mostly known for the 32 whales that stranded there 1882. That was one of the cold years of 19th century, and people died of hunger. For many this happening was blessing. It was so cold that the see froze,á and next to the land in ┴nasta­ir stranded 32 whales which farmers managed to kill and get fresh meet for their families.á Few remains can been seen at ┴nasta­ir from that time. In northern part of ┴nasta­ir you find strange rock called ┴nasta­astapi, it is on the beach, short walk from the road.


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