Landscapes on Canvas
Hornstrandir is so remote that the only options for travelers is camping. There are very decent camp sites. Some of them have the very basic services such as toilets and cold water tap. Although there are camping facilities at most of the old harbour areas, don’t expect warm showers. Also, don’t expect to have a phone signal. It is essential to visit these areas well prepared for every eventuality. Go have your shower under a waterfall in this totally unspoilt wilderness.
For wildlife lovers and travelers who don’t mind roughing it, Hornstrandir is an ultimate escape.
be prepared to hike and to be able to carry your gear in a backpack. Hornstrandir has plenty of wildlife such as arctic fox and sea fowl. A long lens could be useful. There is plenty of coast line to explore, but always expect path ways and be prepared to wade occassionally.
The nature is outstanding and worth the hardships. Arctic foxes roam freely throughout the camping areas, unafraid of humans. The nature here is untouched and if you are keen on conservation and hiking, you will meet like-minded people here.
Experience this yourself with a photo tour.
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.
Crazy sky over the sea stacks at Vik on the return leg of our 5 day Winter workshop. Shot with 135mm from the sea cliffs at Dyrholaey.
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.