South Iceland

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. There are two villag...

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 eruption in Hekla, proba...

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 takes years of  savi...

The Homely Herd’s Lair

Hotel Hjarðarból lies in the South-West between Selfoss and Hveragerði, 30 minutes from Reykjavík   Hotel Hjarðarból lies in the South-West between...

Discover an Ice-Blue World

Jökulsárlón Boat Tours on the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon There are few glacial lagoons existing in the world today and certainly none more awe-inspiring and...

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 the World Chess Cham...

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 mentions all the citizen...

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 the crater series hav...

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 worth stopping and tak...

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 Park. Lakagígar was cr...

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 Torfajökull and Mýr...

Blákvísl Stream

From the source of Blákvísl Stream, we continue on Öldufellsleið road. There we come to Blákvíslarfoss Waterfall, where we cross the waterfall’s edge. If you ar...

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 edge of Eldgjá along...

Öldudadlsleið

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

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 towering in the far right....

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; they have become monum...

Mælifell in Mælifellssandur

Mælifell in Mælifellssandur Desert is in the middle of the picture. Mælifell is a good landmark and can be seen from far away. Right next to the mountain is a s...

Stockfish to Africa

Stockfish to Africa From the settlement until the last century, stockfish / dried fish products were the main export product of Icelanders. Mos...