14 Feb Video: Iceland - A little slideshow video of our summer road trip around Iceland. With volcanoes, black beaches, puffins and lots and lots of whales.
A little slideshow video of our summer road trip around Iceland. With volcanoes, black beaches, puffins and lots and lots of whales.
Ten days in Iceland. We headed north, traveled along volcanoes, geysers, glaciers, lava fields and waterfalls. We met puffins, sheep and lots and lots of whales. And we heard some of the tales and myths about trolls and goblins being petrified by the rising sun.
In the western part, we hiked the endless lava fields of Snaefellsnes Peninsula and even climbed to the very top of a little volcanoe called Saxholl. We visited Kirkjufell, the most iconic mountain of all Iceland and met some sperm whales around Olafsvik, one of them was even breaching several times.
In the northern part, we did several whale watching trips and met the humpbacks and minkes of Skjalfandi Bay. The humpbacks come here every year to feed during summer. Just a few days after we’d left Husavik, even some blue whales arrived at Skjalfandi and stayed for several days. Too sad!
In the southern part, we hiked around Vik, visited the trolls of Reynisdrangar and walked along the endless black beach of Reynisfjara. At it’s very end, we met a large colony of puffins at the steep cliffs of Durholaey – the cutest and funniest birds in the world.
Ten days in Iceland. We’ve learned a lot about geology, volcanoes, sheep and trolls – and in the fantastic whale museums and whale exhibitions we were stunned and amazed by the unbelievable size of these giants. Beautiful Iceland, such a unique and wonderful place. We’ll definitely come back!
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