Mysterious movements on the surface

Yesterday this picture was taken from Klifá sightseeing place. This movement in the surface of Lagarfljót look suspicious and reminds us of descriptions from last year of three humps, one larger then others, rising above the surface and then slowly disappearing again.

Is this from movements of the wyrm monster in Lagarfljot?
Is this from movements of the wyrm monster in Lagarfljot?

Under a red sky

raudur2013The mysterious lake Lagarfljót appears different everyday. Some days it reflects the red sky while others the dark grey-brownish color of the glacier water hides the creatures of the lake. And in February and March we can expect the lake to be covered with ice, but no one dares to go skating. It might be related to the wyrm monster.

What is this?

16juli2013In the afternoon sun yesterday there was something weird sticking out from the surface of lake Lagarfljót just across from the farm Brekka by the south end of the lake. It was not there the morning after!?

Our Wyrm in River Monsters

Jeremy Wade by LagarfljotJeremy Wade was one of those who visited Lagarfljot region last summer after having heard about the lake monster in the world news. He spent some time trying to catch our wyrm and of course he dropped by at Hjörtur Kjerulf’s home and got good advice and description. This episode in the 5th season of River Monsters is called Legend of Loch Ness and will go out on Animal Planet US on 27th May.

 

The head of the monster?

Atlavik, spring 2013. Photo SBG.
Atlavik, spring 2013. Photo SBG.

The winter is drifting away around the monster lake. But the ice on the shore has various forms, some of them reminds you of the mysterious creatures that many have seen in the lake. This is pictures taken yesterday in Atlavik where the north wind has blown drifting ice to the shore and the sun has melted it into forms. Is this sculpture a copy of the monsters head?

The Worm Monster – fact or faked?

A group of experts from the TV program Fact or faked came to Iceland last spring. They did research the location where Hjortur Kjerulf shot his footage in February and tried to make things moving in the water there just like the “monster” on the footage. But they also went out to the big Lagarfljot lake in hunt for the worm monster. The episode can now been seen on the web.

Fact or faked visiting Hjortur Kjerulf
The team from Fact or faked program doing research by Lagarfljot

The eye-witness visited by TV-star Villi naglbítur

Hjörtur og Villi naglbítur
Hjörtur Kjerúlf og Villi naglbítur

Villi naglbítur is an Icelandic TV & Rockstar doing a travel program for Siminn. He goes to remarkable places all around Iceland. Of course he had to visit Hjörtur Kjerúlf at Hrafnkelsstadir, the farmer who filmed the mysterious monster swimming in the river beneath his home in February. Here you can see clips from Villi’s visit to Hrafnkelsstadir.