Days 200-210: the briny deep

Modern Iceland is a small but reasonably prosperous nation, with strong trade in tourism and energy-intensive industries.  It hasn’t always been so fortunate. Through much of its history Iceland was one of the poorest countries in Europe.  The climate isn’t conducive to basic agriculture, although modern greenhouses have been successful here; there are few easily-accessible mineral resources;… Read More Days 200-210: the briny deep