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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


Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Iceland

After our glacier hike, we stopped at a little restaurant for some lamb soup, and were surprised to discover this beautiful coast line just a short walk from the restaurant. 146 more words


Whirlwind Snaefellsnes

At the beginning of our Iceland trip, we stayed in Borgarnes, since we didn’t want to be driving too far on our first day on arrival in Iceland. 610 more words



Iceland is a raw beauty. It is the country with the lowest population density in Europe, and you can go many kilometers without seeing a single house (although there are a… 2,036 more words

5 Days in Iceland - Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Day 5 in Iceland involved our ambitious goal of driving the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in one day. I highly recommend you come here to experience the spectacular fjords and seaside cliff sides, the golden beaches, gorges and the famous Snæfellsnes glacier. 294 more words


The Glacier at the End of the World...

“I dream with my eyes open…”

When Jules Verne sought inspiration for ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’ he found it, like many others who have sought inspiration, among the twisted lava fields and hulking glaciers of Iceland. 1,183 more words


Arctic Sunset

“… Suddenly the clouds parted to reveal a gargantuan mass of ice towering impossibly high above us… Streaks of colour from purple to bright red exploded outwards from behind the mountain peak as the dull February Arctic light was replaced with one of the most dazzling sunsets we’ve ever witnessed…” 649 more words