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  • This Unusual Rock Formation in the Westman Islands of Iceland Looks Like an Elephant

    Who ever says there aren’t any elephants in Iceland has clearly never been to the Westman Islands. 🐘 The Elephant Rock near Heimaey in the Westman Islands is believed to have been formed during one of Mt. Eldfell’s many eruptions. The most recent of these was Eldfell’s 1973 eruption, which resulted in the evacuation of Heimaey’s entire […] More

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    Turf Houses at the Birthplace of Leif Erikson

    Photo by @iceland.addicted on Instagram Would you spend a night here? 😉 Eiríksstaðir in West Iceland is the former homestead of Eiríkur Þorvaldsson (Erik the Red), who led the Norse settlement of Greenland. Eiríksstaðir is believed to be the birthplace of his son Leifur Eiríksson (Leif Erikson), who led the expeditions (c. 1000 AD) from Greenland that […] More

  • A Misty Day at the Arctic Henge in North Iceland

    This unique and hauntingly beautiful place is the Stone Henge of the North, aka The Arctic Henge. Set in Raufarhöfn, one of the most remote and northernmost villages in Iceland where the Arctic Circle lies just off the coast, the Arctic Henge (Heimskautsgerðið in Icelandic) is still under construction. Similar to its ancient predecessor, Stonehenge, […] More

  • Stunning Crystal Blue Ice Cave in Vatnajökull Glacier

    While the volcano is still spewing molten hot lava, we thought it about time to put a little focus onto the ice part of “The Land of Fire and Ice”… And what better way to do just that than with the help of this majestic shot by photographer Oleg Rest of what it looks like […] More

  • A Drive Through the Icelandic Highlands

    Driving the F-roads of the Icelandic Highlands is an adventure like no other. One that should definitely be on everyone’s bucket list. But bare in mind they are essentially mountain roads (The F stands for “fjalla”, which means mountain in Icelandic) and a 4×4 vehicle is absolutely necessary for traversing the backroads of the Highlands.) More

  • The Heart of the Volcano

    Photographer Linda Bergmann took this amazing photo that makes it look like there is a heart right in the middle of the crater of the newly formed volcano in Geldingadalur valley by Fagradalsfjall mountain. This is what she had to say about her fantastic shot: ❤️ How is this even real? ❤️⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I swear I did […] More

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