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Rutshellir, house of the elves, trolls, huldufolk or just sheep. Not sure about the original inhabitants. Iceland in July 2012. © Miikka Järvinen

Rutshellir, house of the elves, trolls, huldufolk or just sheep. Not sure about the original inhabitants. Iceland in July 2012. © Miikka Järvinen

In Iceland, belief in the Huldufolk (“hidden folk”), or elves, is so strong that building plans are altered to suit them, roads are diverted around their lands, and people even build tiny houses and churches for them. Over half the population of Iceland believes in the possibility that these folk exist.

In Iceland, belief in the Huldufolk (“hidden folk”), or elves, is so strong that building plans are altered to suit them, roads are diverted around their lands, and people even build tiny houses and churches for them. Over half the population of Iceland believes in the possibility that these folk exist.

Yes, elves. Fifty-four percent of Icelanders either believe in them or say it’s possible they exist. Here’s how to join in on the fun.

Yes, elves. Fifty-four percent of Icelanders either believe in them or say it’s possible they exist. Here’s how to join in on the fun.

Iceland - Watch out for the elves!

Iceland - Watch out for the elves!

glass norwegian christmas elves - Google Search

glass norwegian christmas elves - Google Search

Bone women of Iceland

The Bone Women of Iceland: Cairns

Bone women of Iceland

Home | Álfar

Home | Álfar

Stóra Vatnshorn in Haukadalur, West Iceland

Stóra Vatnshorn in Haukadalur, West Iceland

Canyon in Iceland

Canyon in Iceland

Heimaklettur, Westman Islands, Iceland, Europe © Hugi Ólafsson

Heimaklettur, Westman Islands, Iceland, Europe © Hugi Ólafsson

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