In summer 2014, a group of friend and me spent just under three weeks in Iceland. During our stay, we drove around the whole island in a rental car.
At the end of our trip, we did the tourist thing, and visited the sights of the Golden Circle: the waterfall Gullfoss, the geyser Strokkur, and Þingvellir. Continue reading The Golden Circle
Our holiday is coming to an end, so we are slowly returning to Reykjavík. However, we did not take the fastest route via the ring road. Instead, we took the Kjölur gravel road through the interior. Continue reading Traversing the Highlands
The next stop of our tour (and, at the same time, the tourist attraction in the North of Iceland) was Mývatn. There, we explored the vulcanic features of this region. Continue reading Fizz, Bubble, Steam, Stink (here too)!
For the past one and a half days, we were hiking in the canyons of Ásbyrgi and Jökulsárgljúfur. The former is impressive thanks to its sheer size and the absence (!) of waterfalls, the latter boasts the magnificent Dettifoss. Continue reading Canyons and Waterfalls
Driving along the coast for (almost) the whole day need not be boring. We enjoyed great views from the Hellisheiði hills, and on the Rauðanes peninsula. Continue reading Coastal road across the mountains
Today, we visited some waterfalls (both cold and warm), and a deep and narrow canyon. Continue reading Waterfalls cold/warm