Geysir in Iceland

By Dianne O’Konski | Have you heard of the Slow TV phenomenon?  I recently read an article about it and decided to explore a bit further.  It started in 2009 (wow, am I behind the times) in Norway, but it really started to take off a few years ago and has gained more popularity with…

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Icelandic sheep photo

-Dalarna Farms, Beresford, South Dakota “What sort of sheep are those?” “Are those goats?” “Why aren’t your sheep very sheep-y?” Dalarna Farms in Beresford, South Dakota is home to a variety of common and a few uncommon animals. They have Icelandic Sheep on their farm and allowed us to share their story. We have them…

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Icelandic horses photo

By Heidi Herman-Kerr | The Icelandic horse has always been an important part in the Icelandic life and culture. They were brought by the Vikings and were well-suited for the rough and rocky terrain. Since they were used travel, transportation as well as other tasks, Icelanders used to call them Þarfasti Þjónninn, the “most useful…

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