The Right Gifts to Leave in a Dwarf’s Church

So, you’ve made it through the fog …

… and across the bridge …

… and the other bridge …

…carefully! …

… to the Troll Church in Seyðisfjörður…

… with its skylight and its steeple …

… but what do you leave for the dwarves? You want to be a good guest, right? Well, a needle and some wool, maybe?

A flower? Heather is a good choice.

And the blue of the sky and the sea and the white of the waves.

And shiny things. 1 kronur coins with their flashing codfish are perfect. Dwarves love shiny things.

Might as well admire the view, eh.

And the human church next door. Not so well-built, of course. Not so experienced with stone work. Poor things.  Great with plastic, though!

And then back. What else? Easy does it.

And to town.

And, yes, the dwarves have come along. The Icelanders will call it “nature,” because they’re polite and they know that the rest of us like that stuff. They know better. They even call it a “town”…


… when it is really, two. Such good manners! Such sneakiness!

5 thoughts on “The Right Gifts to Leave in a Dwarf’s Church

    1. Harold Rhenisch Post author

      Thanks! It was worth the wet feet! (Well, wet from head to toe, really. The sky was a waterfall! Every blade of grass was a river.) 🙂

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      1. Harold Rhenisch Post author

        I learned how to fix waterproof boots that aren’t waterproof like they promise! When the sun doesn’t show up, send me an emergency message, and A Farm in Iceland will come to the rescue!

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