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His face caught us as if it was coming out of a sea painting: his wrinkles were deep as  the hollows of the waves, carved by the salt and the air; his hair was like white foam breakers; his eyes as bright as a lighthouse in a storm night...

"Old" Pekkuod did his best to let the noble sea-giants, which are now facing the risk of extinction, be known. That's why, using the name of "Vik PEKKUOD", we meant to honor hid devotion and let it become ours by creating a line of products inspired by the severe and beautiful Icelandic land, by the sea and by its awesome "sea dwellers".

THE ORIGINS

Our first meeting dates back to the 80s in Húsavík, Northern Iceland, a small town in the Bay of Skjálfandi, which is the Icelandic translation of "bay of tremors.
Many stories are told on  Vik “Pekkuod”; for sure he was a whale-hunter but today his memory is a guide for their defense and enchancement..


Iceland e iceberg

L’Islanda ha mille motivi per stupire, non è un segreto, e ciascuno dei racconti pubblicati sul blog dai viaggiatori ha colto e descritto gli aspetti più particolari e affascinanti di quest’isola, lembo di terra emersa tra la placca europea e la placca americana ...

Un’idea per una vacanza estiva

Ci siamo. Le idee si scatenano, l’immaginazione si riempie e la fantasia già ci porta sul posto: è iniziata la caccia alle mete per le vacanze. L’assalto a internet, alle librerie e le inquisizioni ad amici e parenti per trarre idee, consigli ed esperienze ...

Tatuaggi marinareschi, significati, simboli e leggende

Che vi piacciano o meno, la tradizione marinara porta sottopelle simboli e significati che si perdono.....