Here are some facts about Iceland. Some are interesting. Some are weird. Some are useful. None of them are all of these things. If you get the chance, travel to Iceland and enjoy!
Driving around Iceland’s Ring Road is fairly easy. You get yourself to highway 1 and then you drive along it until you get back to where you started. It is that simple. Here are some things to check out while you’re doing it!
Keen to drive Iceland’s Ring Road, but don’t really know where to start? Here’s some advice I picked up while I was there to help out. If there’s anything you want to know, feel free to ask!!
I made a video! The Silfra Fissure, a dry suit dive in some of the clearest water in the world, runs between the tectonic plates of North America and Eurasia. Who would say no to this?
In the far east of Iceland, 70kms off the Ring Road, is a district called Borgarfjörður eystri. Nestled at the bottom of the fiord is the small hamlet of Bakkagerði. It has fewer than 100 residents, a tiny school, a handful of houses and one store which is open three days a week for three hours. It is also breathtakingly beautiful.
After two days of travel, I landed into Keflavik International Airport, caught the bus to Reykjavik and had my first views of the Land of Fire and Ice. Iceland, born from volcanoes and shaped by glaciers is a dramatically stunning country. I have fallen for it already.