Kerlingarfjöll

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See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.comKerlingarfjöll – Steaming valleys and surreal landscapes.

Hveradalir in the Kerlingarfjöll mountain range is something truly out of this world. Breathtaking views unfold into a steaming valley padded with snow fields clinging to the slopes, and shapes and colours so magnificient that you wonder if it’s even real. It’s like Continue reading

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The 7 best walks on Heimaey

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See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.comVestmannaeyjar walking tracks – The 7 best walks on Heimaey.

An overview of the 7 best walking tracks around Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar. With its incredible density of spectacular sights and features, this stunning island just off the south coast is a must-see if you’re visiting Iceland. Continue reading

Fimmvörðuháls

See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.comFimmvörðuháls – The fiery pass across Eyjafjallajökull.

The Eyjafjallajökull area is one of the defining features that blew me away on my first trip to Iceland. It suddenly erupted into world fame in the spring of 2010, when spectacular fountains of lava gushed out in the middle of the walking track across the Fimmvörðuháls pass, between the glaciers of Eyjafjallajökull and that other fearsome Continue reading

The zen of Stafsnes

See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.com ∞ The zen of Stafsnes – The hidden beach.

Tucked away in the northwest corner of Heimaey you can find Stafsnes, a beautiful hidden beach in a sheltered cove behind the impressive folded cliffs of Blátindur. It’s almost like Hawaii – but without the palm trees ;-) Continue reading

The walking track to Klif

See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.com ∞ The walking track to Klif – The beacon rock.

Klif is the bulky, flat-topped rock on the other side of the Eiðið isthmus, across from Heimaklettur. You can haul yourself up the stunning cliff of Klif along ropes and chains attached to the upper parts. That may sound a bit discouraging, but it’s actually Continue reading

The walking track to Blátindur

See the full story on my new website: www.wildernesscoffee-naturalhigh.com ∞ The walking track to Blátindur – The dazzling heights of Dalfjall.

Blátindur is not for the faint-hearted. It’s that imposing peak rising up majestically above Herjólfsdalur, and it requires some serious scrambling up its steep and craggy slope. There are no chains or ropes along the track, nor any carved out steps. So you have to be prepared to Continue reading