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 […]
Every 10 days or so we find a hotel, to take a small break from the camper van. The funny thing is that by now I actually sleep much better in our van, but I […]
One of the amazing things in Iceland is how much water exists and how important it is. It shapes the country through rivers, rain and floods, in frozen form it forms Europe’s biggest glaciers and […]
The Vestmannaeyjar islands have a special history. For once, the youngest island was born in the 1960s, due to a 5(!) year volcanic eruption. The main town on the main island got buried under lava and ash in 1973. So this made for an interesting target.