Memolition recently posted a story with 17 photos, claiming that Iceland may be the Most Beautiful Place on Earth. It's hard to disagree.
Blafjoll Mountains, a skiing area just South of Reykjavik, opened at 10 am this morning and it will be open until 5 pm. There is enough snow on the tracks but not much snow outside of the tracks. There is a ski rental on site and a restaurant.
All domestic flight has been grounded this morning because of weather. According to information from Air Iceland there was an early flight to Akureyri and Egilsstadir but it is unclear if any more flights will take place today.
The construction of a 130 room hotel has begun in the town Hella, South Iceland. The football player Hreiðar Hermannson, who is the CEO of Stracta konstruktion, signed a lease for the land last week. It is estimated that the hotel will be ready before May 1st 2014.