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The Ghost Spring

Updated: Feb 8, 2021

There are many hot springs at Grafarbakki, in the parish of Hrunamanna. Not far from this is the farm called Reykjadal.

There was once a wise woman living at Reykjadal. She envied the mistress of Grafarbakki for her hot springs, which saved her firewood. She, therefore, conjured up a ghost and commanded it to fetch a good hot spring from Grafarbakki and bear it to Reykjadal.

The ghost went off, took up one of the hot springs, and bore it in its