This incredibly beautiful mountain and beach combination reflecting in the wet sand at Vestrahorn is a must-see for any photographer visiting Stokksnes in East Iceland.
The Fjaðrárgljúfur river canyon in Iceland is a river gorge in the South East Iceland close to Kirkjubæjarklaustur near Hunkabakka.
The lighthouse at Grótta sits on a small island at the tip of the Seltjarnarnes peninsula. The town of Seltjarnarnes is easier to visit than to say. The town is bordered with Reykjavik and is one of the oldest settlements in Iceland.
There are places in Iceland that make you feel like a visitor to another planet. Iceland’s Lava Fields are frequent in the landscape in a thick strip of land through the middle from The North East to the KEF international airport.
Rauðisandur beach is on the South side of Iceland’s Westfjords and is south facing. Rauðisandur is also spelled Rauðasandur and features “Red Sand”.
Lóndrangar are volcanic plugs on the Snæfellsnes peninsula. These tough basalt rock pinnacles are the remains of an ancient crater. This area offers some of the best views of Snæfellsjökull Glacier on the Snæfellsnes peninsula.
Lómagnúpur Mountain is in the South East Iceland between Kirkjubæjarklaustur and Skaftafell National park. It is named after the Lómag – a bird that frequents the cliff face.
The Djúpalónssandur bay is on the Southern shore of the Snæfellsnes peninsular and quite close to Snæfellsjokull volcano which has added to the Icelandic landscape.
Vestrahorn is a beautiful mountain in South East Iceland at Stokksnes. It is a 15 minute drive from the fishing town of Höfn.
The Vattarnes fjord peninsular is a fabulous Coastline in the Eastfjords of Iceland. The area is the land divide between Reyðarfjörður and Fáskrúðsfjörður.
Kleifarvatn is a fairly large lake by Icelandic standards and it used to be the deepest lake in Iceland until some deep holes were discovered in Jökulsarlon.
Vík í Mýrdal is located on the South shore of Iceland near the Myrdalsjokull glacier. It is famous for the Reynisdrengur sea stacks which can be seen from Vik and Reynishverfi.
Dýrholaey is close to the Mýrdalsjökull glacier and was the home of an important character in the Icelandic “Bruna Njalls Saga” (The Burning of Neil). Kari (the singed) was the only person to escape the arson attack.
The National Park at Skaftafell is a kind of green belt between the vast sands of Skeiðarasandur and the vast ice plains of Europe’s largest Glacier – Vatnjökull.
Hornstrandir is a nature reserve in the northern part of the West Fjords. Hornstrandir is perhaps the most remote part of Iceland, and because there are no roads it is not easily accessible.
One word comes to mind when you mention Latrabjarg … Puffins. although it is not the spot with the largest puffin colony, Latrabjarg has the darkest puffins in the world.