"the Expensive bill for the exotic palm trees"
"two palm trees really withstand the biting cold on the Island? nJodå, if you build expensive and exclusive terrarium around them.nMen the bill at 10 million crowns, the critics will rage. "
"The two exotic trees are supposed to stand in the newly built residential area Vogabyggð. They shall be surrounded by a heated glass tube to create a perfect climate for palm trees. "
"the Designer behind the project, Karin Sander, said to icelandreview.com she wants to face a southern fan to the inhabitants' daily life. "
"– Instead of taking the hit a tree from Norway, we take a tree that makes us think of summer holidays, beaches and leisure. We not only take with us the trees, but also the climate to the Island, " says Sander to the newspaper. "
"the Cost of the two palm trees and glastuberna is the equivalent of approximately sek 10 million. Half of the money to be paid by the owners of the new residential area, the other half get the taxpayers to bear. "
"There have been opposition politicians to plummet. "
"I believe that many low-paid residents of the city prefer to have warm, safe places to stay at, than expensive reminders of tropical environments”, writes" True Magdalena Mörtudóttir on their Facebook page. "
"She believes that it is a starry-priority of the city and wondering how many homes you could build for the money, reports grapevine.ice."
"the News about the palm trees and come in the wake of a scandal where the city recently paid over the odds for a renovation of a restaurant and a coffee shop in Nauthólsvík."