We decided to spice up our stopover on the Faröer Islands with a true highlight of the UEFA calendar: The qualifier game between Denmark and the Faröes for the U21 European Championships.
Upon coming back to Iceland we quickly made our way back to the north. We had three main items left on our list of things to see: Humpback whales, Myvatn and Askja.
If you look in detail at the route we’ve done whilst in Iceland, you might notice that after reaching the city of Akureyri in the very north, we actually drove 350 Kms back down to […]
Three quarters of Icelanders live in or around Reykjavik. That still only makes about 200.000 people, but I can assure you that after 2.5 weeks of glaciers, offroading and general desolation this felt like New York City to me.
A long drive had taken us to Akureyri, the main city in the north and Iceland’s second largest city. Our next main destination would be a detour to Reykjavik, so we would need to backtrack south.
West Iceland can be divided into the large chunk that is the Westfjords and Snæfellsness peninsula. On this trip we could only really do the peninsula, as driving around the remote fjords can take quite […]