is a farm on River Ytri-Ranga opposite to the small town Hella in the
In the home fields around the houses are 12 manmade caves in the
undulating, hyaloclastite landscape.
Those caves probably were excavated by the farmers during the
centuries and used as stables, barns and sheds for tools and vegetables.
caves are rather common in this area and have been subjects of debates
because of the carvings in the walls and ceilings, which some people
connect with the Irish hermits, who were here, when the first Nordic
families started settling.
Before the era of the cars, Aegissida was a popular resting place
because of the nearby ford of River Ytri-Ranga.
Picture: Aegissida Falls;
River Ytri Ranga.