Tag - Iceland

ICELAND’S WESTFJORDS

The Westfjords is where Iceland’s dramatic landscapes come to a riveting climax and where mass tourism disappears. Traveling along route 643 through the Árneshreppur municipality is one of the most scenic drives we ever took. Besides the breathtaking nature, you are bound to be captivated...

NORTHERN ICELAND

Today we made long travel on route 82 and 76 around (Troll Peninsula). It rests its vast mountainous bulk between Skagafjörður and Eyjafjörður. Here the craggy mountains, deep valleys and gushing rivers are reminiscent of the Westfjords, but bigger. Strange narrow one lane wide tunnels...

MÝVATN

We made one full day of hiking and exploring of Mývatn Lake and surroundings. With an area of 36.5 square kilometers, Mývatn is Iceland’s fourth largest lake. It is also home to some incredible geological features, a wealth of flora and fauna, and it is surrounded by many great...

HVERIR

Hverir is one of the most out-of-this-world sites on the island. It is a place where you feel connected to the power of the planet. At the foot of the Namafjall volcanic mountain, the Namaskard geothermal area displays fumaroles, large mud pools, steam vents and a bare orangy-red...

JÖKULSÁRGLJÚFUR NP

Jökulsárgljúfur is the northernmost part of Vatnajökull National Park, with separate boundaries, but geographically connected to the rest of the park by the glacial river Jökulsá á Fjöllum. The river’s source is in Vatnajökull glacier, near the subglacial volcano Bárdarbunga...

ÞÓRSHÖFN

We made overnight in Þórshöfn – a small fishing village in northeast Iceland, located on the northern coast of the Langanes peninsula on the Þistilfjörður bay. The camp site is high in the village in a peaceful location. It is good starting point to visit Langanes, where you can watch...

BORGARFJÖRÐUR EYSTRI

The Borgarfjörður region, on the coast about 70 km from Egilsstaðir, is known for its great natural beauty. It’s is famous for the good hiking trails and excellent facilities for bird-watching. At fishing harbour Hafnarhólmi, located just 5 km from the village, one can look very closely...

SEYÐISFJÖRÐUR

We anchored in Seydisfjordur – a place of singing waterfalls and peculiar characters, Seydisfjordur is a welcoming town booming with creativity and rich in history. Inhabited by about 700 people the town acts as one big family. We enjoyed some serious customs check on arrival in garage...