Iceland has a lot of waterfalls, and the mighty Gullfoss Waterfall is its answer to Niagara, Victoria or Iguazu Falls. This 32 metre (105 feet) high double waterfall is Iceland’s most popular, but we had it all to ourselves. The Mighty, Milky Cascade of Gullfoss, Iceland We pulled up to the parking lot early in the day and were the… Read More
Iceland is a small European country in the north, but it packs a big punch. This northern nation is famous for glaciers and waterfalls.
A few hours from Reykjavik is the southernmost town of Iceland known as Vik. We found ourselves here on a stormy day. The wind was pelting us from all directions and the fog was so thick, it hampered our view of the iconic rock formation known as Reynisdrangar. The Fury of Southern Iceland – Vik This famous cluster of Basalt… Read More
Is Blue Lagoon in Iceland worth it? We found out on the final day of our self drive tour around the Ring Road. How to Enjoy Iceland’s Blue Lagoon We didn’t fly out of the country until 5:30 pm and we had yet to visit the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. Luckily the Blue Lagoon is located between Reykjavik and the airport…. Read More
The Icelandic Horse is legendary. Brought to Iceland by the Vikings in the 9th and 10th centuries, the Icelandic Horse is one of the oldest breeds of horse in the world. It was our goal to see these pure beauties during our drive around the Ring Road, and it didn’t take us long before we saw plenty of horses running… Read More
One of the spots we were most looking forward to in Iceland was Jökulsárlón Glacier in Iceland. It’s a glacier lagoon in South East Iceland filled with Icebergs that wash up on volcanic beaches. About Jökulsárlon Glacier Lagoon The lagoon was formed by global warming a mere 60 years ago as the Breiðamerkurjökull began to retreat. At one time, the glacier reached the… Read More
Ask any photographer and they will say that on their life’s shot list (if they were to have one) would be to capture the Northern Lights (a.k.a. the Aurora Borealis). This was certainly on my list, and I got my chance on a cold, clear night in southern Iceland. I’ve never seen anything like the Northern Lights. They moved much faster than… Read More