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Kirkjufell Hike

A super fun scramble set in the western peninsula of Iceland, Kirkjufell rises ~1500 ft from sea level and the trail length is probably a mile (~1.6 km). 228 more words


#Islandia: Puebleando en la Península de Snaefellsnes (3/5)

La Península de Snaefellsnes, en el oeste de Islandia, es conocida por ser el escenario de la novela “Viaje al Centro de la Tierra” de Julio Verne. 673 more words

Viajes / Travelling

Cirque below Snæfellsjökull, Iceland

Snæfellsjökull sits atop a stratovolcano overlooking the Snæfellsnes peninsula in western Iceland. To get a closer look at the mountain and snowfields, I hiked up a path that eventually disappeared into a landscape covered in spongy moss and grass. 24 more words


Snæfellsnes Landscape, Iceland

A glacier-capped mountain rises from the cooled basalt lava flows on Snæfellsnes peninsula.

Road through the Basalt Flows, Snæfellsnes, Iceland (16″x74″)

Jumbled Basalt Landscape, Snæfellsnes, Iceland (16″x65″)


Iceland - Day 4 and 5 in Westfjords

In the late evening, after visiting Snæfellsnes peninsula, we arrived to our hostel in Reykhólar. It is a small village in the beginning of Westfjords. This village is surrounded by beautiful nature – moorlands, cliffs and small islands. 318 more words


Most Photographed Mountain in Iceland

Stock photos of Kirkjufell at sunset with three waterfalls in the foreground had captured my imagination before our Iceland trip. How I wanted to see that scene in person, and even take my own photo on location!   156 more words