Baldur stops 4 times each day during the summer in Flatey,
one of the pearls of the Breidafjordur
Bay. Flatey was one of the cultural centres of the early
19th century in Iceland. The old houses of the hamlet from
the late19th and early 20th centuries have been restored
beautifully and a visit there makes you feel as if you step back in time.
the oldest library in the country, the church is beautifully decorated by
Baltasar, an Icelandic artist. Coffee
is always on
the stove in restaurant and guesthouse Vogurand, new
Hotel Flatey as well.
The duration of the ferry trip between
Stykkisholmur and Brianslaekur
usually is around 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Brjanslaekur is a ancient estate and
the ancient ruins Flokatottir are believed to be the
ruins of the houses of one of the contry's discoverers, Hrafna Floki.
He spent a winter in Iceland and gave the
country its name. Above the farm Brjanslaekur is a
(Surtarbrandsgil) with fossilized plants. It is a nature reserve.