South

Knarrarósviti

Knarrarósviti

Knarrarósviti lighthouse is the tallest building in the South, 26.2 m (86 feet), designed by the Icelandic State Architect Guðjón Samúelsson in a functionalism and art nouveau style and built in 1938–1939. It is a stylish building and the mountain…
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Fimmvörðuháls

Crater Magni in FImmvörðuháls

I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to hike up to Fimmvörðuháls with some geologists from work. They were collecting samples and measuring  temperatures near the craters Magni and Móði that were formed during the eruption in March 2010….
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Vík í Mýrdal

Vík í Mýrdal

Vík is a small town of little less than 300 people. It is located very close to the southernmost tip of the country, Kötlutangi. The nature in Vík is astounding. The town is situated under the impressive mountain Reynisfjall and…
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Skaftafell

Skaftafell

I used to work as a park ranger in Skaftafell National Park (now a part of Vatnajökull National Park) for three summers. These were some of the best times in my life. The place is stunning. One of the amazing…
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Reykjanesviti

Reykjanesviti

We took a trip to Reykjanes peninsula on a cold, calm and sunny day in February. Reykjanes is conveniently close to Reykjavík so a day trip can easily be done and there are many interesting places to visit there. The…
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