In 1982, 150 Icelanders went to the NATO base in Keflavík to look for endangered Elves

In Icelandic folklore, the huldufólk (meaning hidden people) are like elves. These beings are also said to be very similar to human beings and live in little houses in the rocks. Although the huldufólk are usually hidden from the view of people, some humans are believed to be privileged enough to see them. There are many stories of encounters with the huldufólk. As a matter of fact, almost everyone in Iceland has a story of an encounter with elves or huldufólk, often involving a close friend or family member. Engraving of a…

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