Graveyards are decorated with Christmas lights in Iceland.

Dec08

Graveyards are decorated with Christmas lights in Iceland.

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To Icelanders this is the most common thing, but to some foreign guests it is very special. In Iceland, the family and friends of the deceased ones, show their love by decorating their grave with lights and often branches from a Christmas tree. To us, this is a very traditional and sweet gesture to show our affection and that those who are not with us anymore are not forgotten..