South Iceland

Tidbits of what the south has to offer


Litla Horn

The Viking village under the mountains One of the most beautiful mountains in Iceland and one of the few places in Iceland where you can ...

I want to go to Langisjór

I want to go to Langisjór What is the most beautiful place in Iceland? I'm often asked this question. And, of course, there is no one pla...

Skaftáreldar at Laki

Skaftáreldar at Laki Next year, there will be 240 years since one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in Iceland's history began, on June 8...

Aurora borealis

Aurora borealis One of the most amazing things to experience in nature are the northern lights, aurora borealis. These natural lights at ...

The threat from Iceland

The threat from Iceland It is only a little over two hundred years ago that an ERUPTION IN ICELAND, which lasted for eight months...

The Summer Twenty-Two

The Summer twenty-two This summer has been unusually wet and cold. Real Icelandic summer. Now that the summer is over, the Icelandic Mete...

Hvítá in Árnesýsla

Hvítá Hvítá in Árnesýsla (in the south) is the third longest river in Iceland, 185 km long from its source in Hvítárvatn under Langjökull...

From A to Z

From A to Ö So beautiful this week, coming to Reykjavík from the south and seeing Hringvegur 1 lit up in the evening sun at Sandskeið; ye...

Torrential rain near Vík

Torrential rain near Vík One of the most beautiful regions of the country is Vestur-Skaftafellssýsla, the easternmost part of Suðurland. ...

The big eruption in 1104

The big eruption in 1104 One of the larger volcanic eruptions after Iceland was settled is the Hekla eruption in 1104. In this large erup...

Dreaming of Iceland

Glacier Journey’s Adventure of a Lifetime For many, a trip to Iceland is the culmination of dream; a long awaited journey that sometimes ...

Langavatn

Langavatn This photo was taken last weekend by Veiðivötn, a cluster of lakes in Landmannaafrétt that consists of up to 50 lakes. All ...

The Bobby Fischer Center

It is housing a memorabilia of the 11th World Chess Champion BOBBY FISCHER and the Selfoss Chess Club. The American Bobby Fischer became ...

In and around Eyrarbakki

In and around Eyrarbakki The first Icelandic census was conducted in 1703. It is the oldest census in the world, still preserved. It ment...

Lakagígar

The picture is taken above a series of craters called Lakagígar and ends in a tuff mountain called Laki. It is not known if the craters in t...

Visited Skælingar

When I first visited Skælingar, I was fascinated by the place. You can find these unique lava formations in other areas, and it is always wo...

The Laki Craters

The Laki Craters Lakagígar is a 25 km / 15 mi long series of craters southwest of Vatnajökull Glacier and part of Vatnajökull National Pa...

The Rauðibotn crater

One of the most amazing places in the Fjallabakarea is the Rauðibotn crater: a red and green emerald surrounded  by volcanic deserts between...

Blákvísl Stream

From the source of Blákvísl Stream, we continue on Öldufellsleið road. There we come to Blákvíslarfoss Waterfall, where we cross the waterfa...

Skælingar

Skælingar’s environment is unique, like nature’s amusement park. To get there, drive to Nyrðri-Ófæra just east of Eldgjá and up the eastern ...

Öldudadlsleið

Öldudadlsleið is real eye candy and a unique experience, and you can only find a similar experience in the Highlands. Botnjökull Glacier is ...

Tungnaá River

Few places compare to Tungnaá River in beauty. The photo was taken with a drone in a southwesterly direction. The picture shows Hekla toweri...

The Highlands

It is fun to travel in the Highlands, explore them and get to know their history a little better. All roads should be preserved and used; th...

Stockfish to Africa

Stockfish to Africa From the settlement until the last century, stockfish / dried fish products were the main export produc...

The energetic river

The energetic river Þjórsá River is the longest river in the country, 230 km / 140 mi long, with a river basin that is the second largest...

The blessed light

The blessed light After working as a photographer for 39 years, I have no idea what makes a good photograph. You either learn...

Beneath the volcano

    Six rocks and a coastal ridge separates Holtsós and the turbulent Atlantic Ocean. Beneath the volcano There are f...

Two thousand-year-old lava

Two thousand-year-old lava Markarfljót is one of the larger glacial rivers in Iceland. From the source of the river Hrafntinnusker, there i...

Beneath the volcano

    Six rocks and a coastal ridge separates Holtsós and the turbulent Atlantic Ocean. Beneath the volcano There are f...

Two thousand-year-old lava

Two thousand-year-old lava Markarfljót is one of the larger glacial rivers in Iceland. From the source of the river Hrafntinnusker, there i...

Lively Reykjavík Harbour

Lively Reykjavík Harbour Iceland is the 19th largest fishing nation globally and number three in Europe, after Russia and Norway. In terms ...

The most beautiful beach?

The most beautiful beach? Reynisfjara Beach, just west of Vík í Mýrdal, is one of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, and not with...