Snorri West 2020 Tentative General Itinerary
Welcome to North America!
In 2020 the Snorri West participants will travel through the Central Corridor of North America including:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Minneota Minnesota, USA
Fargo, North Dakota, USA
Icelandic Communities, North Dakota, USA Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Gimli, Manitoba, Canada
Interlake Region, Manitoba, Canada
Tentative Travel dates for 2020: Depart KEF July 9 for Minneapolis (MSP ), Return to KEF August 6.
In addition, joint activities with Snorri Program participants from North America will be held in Iceland prior to your departure. You will also be presenting about your experience at the Icelandic National League of Iceland Annual Convention usually held the Sunday after Menningarnótt at the Hotel Natura in Reykjavík.
The itinerary and dates are subject to change
In 2020 you will...
-explore the metropolitan areas of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
-explore the metropolitan area of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
-explore the colony of New Iceland in Manitoba, Canada
-celebrate August the Deuce in Mountain, North Dakota https://www.facebook.com/August-the-Deuce-92800769189/
-visit Icelandic Camp in Gimli, Manitoba https://www.icelandiccamp.com/
-celebrate Íslendingadagurinn in Gimli, Manitoba https://www.icelandicfestival.com/
- meet Western Icelandic relatives
- make lifelong friendships
- improve your English
- spend time with people your own age
- see where famous Icelanders lived
Here you can take look at an interview with Gerður, a Snorri West 2013 participant (on page 20)