Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the highland of Iceland. It is at the edge of Laugahraun lava field that was formed in an eruption around the year 1477. It is known for its natural geothermal hot springs and surrounding landscape. (more…)
Best Photo Spots in Iceland
The area around has been maintained by donations so it is customary to drop a dollar or two (yes, even non Icelandic money is fine) to allow access. On the other side of the cafe is a Viking village which was a set built for a movie several years ago....
This mountain and the waterfall named after it, the Kirkjufellsfoss are probably among the most photographed locations in Iceland. A quick Icelandic tip would be that Fell stands for mountain and Foss refers to a waterfall. Kirkju means Church so this mountain is popularly referred to as the Church mountain....
Jökulsárlón (Glacial River Lagoon)
Glacier Lagoon is one the most spectacular glacier-containing regions in the world. What you see in there, besides lagoon or lake of pure, transparent water, are floating fragments of glaciers and mountains in the backdrop. (more…)