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Octoberfest at the great Kex Hostel this weekend

By Staff

  • Die Jodlerinnen The members of the duo are accordionist Margrét Arnar (left) and jodler Hrefna Björg.

The great downtown Reykjavík hostel Kex kicked off a three-day Octoberfest last night. The German Ambassador to Iceland, Herr Herbert Beck, raised the first beer mug but certainly not the last of the festival. Kex has traditional Octoberfest fare, such as pretzel,  bratwurst, and sauerkraut (see menu right) and the splendid local duo Die Jodlerinnen entertains guest with music.

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