If the stoic island above looks uninhabited, it’s because it most likely is. While Bjarnarey comprises one part of the Vestmann Islands, due to a horrendous 1973 volcano eruption, all denizens of the quaint township were forced to evacuate and move to Iceland’s mainland for several months.
Bjarnarey, Iceland: A Bucolic Paradise
Published April 23, 2013
Updated September 1, 2017