We Always Come Back to Home Island (S01/E18)
No matter what happens on the Westman Islands off Iceland’s south coast–invading pirates, mass Mormon exoduses, months-long volcanic eruptions, mysterious diseases, perilous fishing waters–the island people, Eyjamenn, always come back to rebuild and repopulate. That’s what makes their home island, Heimaey, so unique. In this episode, I visit the local history museum, Sagnheimar, to hear the stories that define them. Music in this episode is by Sume. This episode is sponsored by Locatify.