North

Akureyri

Akureyri

Akureyri is often called „the Capital of the North“. And it sure is. Akureyri is the largest town outside of the greater Reykjavik area with a population little less than twenty thousand. Akureyri has it all, or mostly so. It…
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Hvammstangi

Hvammstangi

You won‘t find Hvammstangi in your standard tourist guide. It is a small town located by the coast just north of the main road in North Iceland. But I really like it as well as having special feelings for Hvammstangi…
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Mývatn

Lake Mývatn and Vindbelgjarfjall

One of my favorite places in Iceland is Lake Mývatn region (Mývatnssveit). When I worked as a nature warden for the Icelandic Conservation Agency in the nineties I spent three summers there. The Lake Mývatn area is an extaordinary place because…
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Dimmuborgir

Dimmuborgir

The adventurous world of Dimmuborgir is a very interesting place. It is an area of amazing lava formations with trolls, churches, animals, humans, or whatever your imagination tells you. Dimmuborgir was formed in a big eruption in the eighteenth century….
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