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Aleksandra Vbraski

Aleksandra VrbaskiMy name is Aleksandra Vbraski  and I was born 1. December 1992. I live in Höfn like you probably already know. I‘m from Serbia but we moved to Iceland when I was 5 years old and I have lived here since then.

I live with my family in the middle of the town. It is only 200 meters from school, stores and everything. In my house are my mother, Natasa (39) and my younger brother, Nikola (12).

I go to school called Framhaldsskólinn í Austur-Skaftafellssýslu or FAS. I‘m learning sociology there. I plan to graduade next year.

I have always worked with school but this years I decided not to work and study more. I have worked at place like a tourist agency, fish factory & kindergarten teacher. The job that I feel best suited to me the was when I was working for the travel agency, and in the future I plan on keeping on working in the tourism cause I feel it suits me best.

My future plans are to finish stewardess training and then go and study tourism at the university.

I like hang out with my friends, travelling, listen to music, be on computer. I like to do most things. I think that covers most of it.


Amna Hasecic

Amna HasecicMy name is  Amna Hasecic and I’ll turn 18 years old this year. I was born in Bosnia but I grew up and live in a small town called Höfn in the south-east of Iceland. I live with my parents, Nihad and Jasminka, and little brother, Mirza. My dad works at the local elementary school and is also a football coach while my mom works in the largest freezing plant in town. I go to the school FAS where I´m on my third year, I study natural science along with Mathematics, History, Icelandic, English and lots more. I haven´t decided what I want to do in the future but I think something that involves history and literature.

My favorite color is purple and my favorite food is corn and sarma (which is a Bosnian traditional dish). I love watching TV-shows such as Grey´s Anatomy, Bones, 90210, One Tree Hill, Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars and more. I like reading classical and urban fantasy novels. I love photography and I take pictures of everything. I love travelling and go to Bosnia every year to visit my family that lives there and to see my best friend.

I basically listen to any kind of music it just depends on what kind a mood I´m in at the time. Every semester so far, I have been part of a theater group called “FAS Theater” where we set up plays for the locals. I enjoy acting very much and it’s a lot of fun being part of the whole play experience.

I love going to new places, getting to know other cultures and meeting new people, so I´m really looking forward to meeting you :D -

Egill Eiríksson

Egill EiríkssonMy name is Egill Eiríksson. I’m born 1st. September 1993, so I have just turned 18. I have been studying Natural Science at FAS for 2 years now. I will hopefully graduate at the end of next term. I prefer to learn math, physics and chemistry rather than philosophy, history and sociology.

I live 7 km south of Höfn. I drive every day to school. I live on a quite big farm called Seljavellir. We have around 200 cattle and 60 of them are milking cows. We recently built a new cowshed with a Delaval milking robot. We also have couple of sheep, just for hobby. I’m very active in taking care of the all the animals on the farm.

I have all kinds of hobbies e.g. sports, such as football, music, programming and hanging out with friends and much more.

We are six in the family. My mother (Elín), my dad (Eiríkur), my oldest sister Ásta Steinunn (20), my younger sister Sigurborg (11), and my brother Oddleifur (10), he is the youngest.

I don’t have many plans for the future but I have ideas about it.

Hannes Halldórsson

Hannes Halldórsson Hello my name is Hannes Halldórsson and I will be 18 years old in June. I live on a farm not far from the town of Höfn and I have lived there all my life.

There are four of us in my family, my mother Olga, my father Halldór and my brother Einar Björn. We also have four dogs; Doppa, Lubbi, Kátur and Spori. We have just over 300 sheeps, some cows and 2 horses.


I like music, sports travelling, driving a tractor or a four wheeler.  I also like hanging whith friends, often taking over driving duties for them and I like having fun playing with my  computer. I am also a member of a rescue team where I can help people in trouble.


At each new years eve the whole extended family meets at my home and we eat together good food and celebrate with a big fire and loads of fireworks which I have quite a lot of fun firing up.


In school I am stuying to become a  carpenter. For that I need to study 2 languages and Mathematics, Icelandic and other subjects. I like FAS but I plan on going to Akureyri to finish my studies and in the future I am going to be a carpenter or a farmer.

Jón Páll Sveinsson

Jón Páll Sveinsson My name is Jón Páll, I’m 18 years old and I live in the town Höfn. I live with my family in the middle of the town. I live close to the school and most of the stores in town. My father is a carpenter and my mother works for the social services of Höfn. I have one older brother who is 24 years old and one sister who is 28 years old, they have both moved out so I live alone with my parents.

I like to listen to music, hang out with my friends, play video games and sometimes I go out with my friends and play some sports. I like to listen to a lot of music and I listen to almost everything, my favorite bands are Pink Floyd, Iron Maiden, System of a Down, The Doors, Metallica, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC and Nirvana, I also like a lot of other different bands. When there are good bands playing in Iceland I do my best to see them live, this year I saw the Eagles and in November I’m going to see Elvis Costello. The sports I’m mostly interested in skateboarding, freestyle biking and other similar sports.

I think that covers most of it, but if you want to know something more about me you can send me an email or add me to MSN.

Júlían Bent Austar Egilsson

Júlían Bent Austar EgilssonMy name is Julian I‘m 17 years old, born July 1994. I live in a small town called Höfn in south-east Iceland and have lived there all my life. I am 187cm tall and weighing about 70kg.

My family consists of 5 people, there’s me, my older brother Fannar, my sister Helga which’s only 2 years old, Birna, my mother and Egill, my father. I also have 2 half-siblings, Helgi my brother who lives in Reykjavík and Ásta my sister who also lives in Reykjavík. My father works as the right hand of the sheriff ( a sheriff here in Iceland doesn’t do the same things as an American sheriff :) ). My mother however works as a hairdresser, she is one of four hairdressers in town. Strange thing is the hair salon is located just behind our house. It used to be our garage until about 11 years ago when my parents decided to expand the garage adding a hair salon to it.

My interest of course revolve somewhat around friends and what not, films and a variety of sports, mostly track and fields, but I only tend to follow the sports since I quit most sports few years ago for no apparent reason.

My future plans include finding a decent university where I would either study computer science, 3d graphics or film editing, currently I think I’ll be going with computer science.

Karen Björg Halldórsdóttir

Karen Björg Halldórsdóttir Hello

My name is Karen Björg Halldórsdóttir and I turned 17 in September. I live in Höfn with my family. I have lived here my whole live. I‘m the second oldest of four siblings. My father, Halldór Bragi Gíslason, 40 years old is a fisherman and my mom, Eydís Dóra Einarsdóttir, 39 years old works in a small florist. My oldest sister, Sigrún Ellen Pálsdóttir, 22 years old works in a small junk and my little sister and brother, Bryndís Arna Halldórsdóttir, 14 years old and Gísli Örn Halldórsson, 12 years old doesn‘t work, they only go to the primary school. We have one dog called Torres, a chiwawa.

My main hobby is football but I‘m also interested in fashion, travelling and just hanging with my friends. In the summertime I train football five to six times a week, it depense on how many games we play each week. I play with the premier team of Höfn and also in my age group, so I play a lot of games over the summer. In the winter time we get long time off from football.

During the summer I worked at the largest freezing plant in town but now in the winter I work there at the weekends. I study at FAS and have been there for a year and going to be there two years more. I‘m studying natural science courses and maybe in future I want to be a dentist or an arcitect.

Kristey Lilja Valgeirsdóttir

Kristey Lilja ValgeirsdóttirHi !

My name is Kristey Lilja Valgeirsdóttir and I´m 17 years old. I have two younger brothers, Ívar Örn 15 and Ægir Þór 8, they are both in primary school. My mother works in a kindergarten and owns her own shop which sells sport clothes and shoes. My father is a painter and runs his own business here in Höfn. During the summers I work for him. My pets are goldfishes but I don’t give them names because they’re so many.

I live in a small town called Höfn in south-east of Iceland with my family. I play football with the premier team in Höfn, but I have trained since I was 6 years old. I also coach gymnastics because I trained in gymnastics from 3 - 15 years old. I like to hang out with my friends and family and travel. I´m on my second year in FAS, wich is the college in Höfn, and planning to graduate 2013. I study natural sciences. I don’t know what I´m going to do in the future but I think I will go to  university. Before I go to university I want to travel around the world.

Kristjana Hafdal Þorvarðardóttir

Kristjana Hafdal ÞorvarðardóttirMy name is Kristjana Hafdal Þorvarðardóttir and I am 18 years old. I was born on January 15th, 1993. I live in a small town called Höfn which is in the south-east coast of Iceland. There are four of us in my family. My mom Sveinbjörg, my dad Þorvarður, and my little brother Auðunn. My father is a fisherman and my mom is a hairdresser. I also have a guinea pig and his name is Villi.

At school I am studying sociology, psychology, history, Icelandic, Spanish and many other things. When I graduate from FAS I want to move to Spain to learn more Spanish and in the future I want to be make-up artist and psychologist.

Last summer I worked at the Glacier Lagoon. There you can take a trip on boats to see icebergs and seals and also go walking on the biggest glacier in Europe.

I like listening to music and I enjoy being with good friends. But I am also very adventurous so I love travelling and experiencing new things such as different cultures and exploring other countries. I am from the country side of Iceland so I have the privilege of enjoying our nature which I like very much.

Lukka Óðinsdóttir

Lukka ÓðinsdóttirHello, my name is Lukka and I‘m 17 years old, born 13th of June 1994. I live with my mom Elísabet, dad Óðinn, older brother Jóhannes and my dog Embla in a small town, in the south-east of Iceland called Höfn. I‘ve lived here my whole life and I like living here. It’s small and comfortable. My parents own a hotel here in Höfn and I work there as a waitress.

I go to the local High school here in Höfn (Framhaldsskólinn í  Austur-Skaftafellssýslu). I’m on my third semester and I focus on social science.

I love to travel, I‘ve been to many countries but I would like to see the whole world. In the future I would like to go to some exotic places like Africa and Asia where there is a whole diffirent culture.

Lydía Angelíka Guðmundsdóttir.

Lydía Angelíka GuðmundsdóttirHi, my name is Lydía Angelíka Guðmundsdóttir. I’m 17 years old, born on the 20th April 1994. This is the 4th year that I live in Höfn. The first 3 years I lived on a dormitory, where there was just the two of us, but now I live with my boyfriend Gunnar Örn who is 17 years old and his family; his mom Ragna and his dad Olgeir. My family lives on a farm in the district Öræfi which is a about one hour drive west from Höfn. Sometimes I go home when I’m not in school. A part of the Öræfi region is one of the biggest National Park both in Iceland and Europe. My mom Sigrún (45 years old) is a teacher at the primary school in Öræfi and my dad Guðmundur (47 years old) is an engineer/machinist and works in a company called RST-Net so he is almost never home except on Christmas. I have one sibling who is younger than me, Páll Sigurgeir, he is 13 years old.

At the farm we have one dog, two horses and about fifty sheep. I love farm work and the nature. My interest are farm work especially horses, nature, babysitting, family, friends and travelling. In school I’m studying sociology but in the future I think I want to be a nurse.

I’m looking forward meeting you :)

Óskar Þór Ingvarsson

Óskar Þór Ingvarsson Hi!

My name is Óskar Þór Ingvarsson and I‘m 18 years old. I come from the town Höfn in Hornafjörður which is a small town on the southeast-coast of Iceland. The town has only about 1600 inhabitants.

I live with my family in the middle of town and im only 300-400m away from my school. My family consist of myself, my mother, my father and my younger brother(11 years old).

I go to a school called FAS (abbreviation for Framhaldsskólinn í Austur-Skaftafellssýslu). Im studying mostly maths, physics, natural history, chemistry, biology, languages and other similar subjects.

In the winter I mostly go to the gym and practice basketball but in the summers I mostly just go on music festivals and have a good time! My main hobbys are hanging out with my friends, chill on the computer, watch movies, going too the gym and partying!

I think this covers up to the biggest things!

Pálmi Geir Sigurgeirsson

Pálmi Geir Sigurgeirsson Hello my name is Pálmi Geir I’m 19 years old and i live in Höfn. I have three sisters and one brother. My hobbies include hunting, fishing, cars, motocross and music. I am studying at FAS for now then I’m going to travel around the world. After that I might go to Australia or Canada to study art and design.

My mothers name is Guðný Sigrún Eiríksdóttir and my fathers name is Sigurgeir Benediktsson. I live on Kirkjubraut 14 with my mom and her husband, all my siblings have moved away to go study.

In the winter there is not a lot to do here but I was in an alternative rock band last year that broke up, that’s alright because it kind of sucked, I was the bass player, it broke up because the lead guitar player moved away. Now I just go hunting and riding my dirt bike and of course go to FAS.

But in the summer that is another story. Well the same story actually because the only thing that changes is I work at Skinney the local fish processing plant. During the few summer months in Iceland we do the most we can we go cliff diving, camping and fishing all summer long.

Hjördís our teacher wanted me to mention my car, I don’t know why. It is an 1995 Chverolet s10, rat rod style with a rusted hood, my dirt bike is a Kawasaki Kxf250.

Sólveig Valgerður Sveinbjörnsdóttir

Sólveig Valgerður SveinbjörnsdóttirHi !

My name is Sólveig and I’m 16 years old, I was born on December 13th. 1994 so I will be 17 in December. I live in Höfn, and I’ve lived here for almost my whole life, except one year when I was in the 10’th grade then I lived In Garðabær which is near Reykjavík the capital of Iceland.

We are four in my family. My mum Sigurborg, my dad Sveinbjörn, my younger sister Katrín and we have a dog, her name is Pollý. My family lives in Garðabær, but I live in Höfn with my grandmother Katrín. All of my friends live here and I love being in FAS because it is a small school where everybody knows each other. That’s very nice.

My hobbies are football, and I play with the team of Höfn which is called Sindri, I play with the premier league team and with my age group. I like travelling and hanging with my friends and my family. I also love to go skiing and hiking.

I haven't decided what I am going to do in the future but I would like to learn something like geology or I would like to learn about the human body, I have always been interested in becoming a doctor, physiotherapist or chiropractor, but there are so many possibilities so you never know.


Þórhildur Sigurðardóttir

Þórhildur Sigurðardóttir Hi!

My name is Þórhildur Sigurðardóttir and I am 17 years old, born 27. August 1994. I live in Iceland in a small town called Höfn í Hornafirði. I have a brother, who is two years older than I and he lives in Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. He is studying at the University of Iceland so I live alone with my parents. My mother works as baby-minder so it feels like I have many little brothers and sisters. My father works as a foreman in the fish processing plant Skinney Þinganes, which is the largest fish factory in the town. During the summertime I worked in Skinney Þinganes, I was both working in lobster and in the kitchen.

I’m in my second year in FAS focusing on natural science and I’m planning to graduate 2013. After college I don’t know what I want to study but before I go to university I want to travel around the world. My main hobbies are football, music and being with my friends. I’ve been playing football since I was 10 years old and it’s really fun. I like listening to music, for example I like R&B. I also played the baritone for 8 years, I’m not playing anymore because I don’t have time but when I was playing I was in a big-band and a brass band. Now I’m just teaching 3 students on trumpet. :)