Tag Archives: Highlands

Are you planning your Iceland itinerary? We’ve collected some inspiration for you.

There is so much to see and do in Iceland and planning the itinerary can seem like a daunting task. We have teamed up with the oldest operating travelling agency in Iceland, the Iceland Tourist Bureau. Here are some itineraries from them, for your inspiration. Around Iceland in 8 days  Along the ring road self [...]

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Bardarbunga Volcano – Updated

29th August 2014 Eruption was confirmed at 00.02 and lasted 2-3 hours on Friday morning. This was a small deviation from the process that is going on in the area, magma is still flowing and cracks are forming in the landscape. First pictures from TF-SIF show that the fissure is 900m long and around 5km [...]

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Hekla volcano might be close to an eruption

Experts say that the Icelandic mega-volcano Hekla, could be close to an eruption. Hekla Is the biggest volcano in Iceland and erupts approximately every 10 years. The last eruption was in the year 2000, so one might say that Hekla is overdue. When eruption occurs in Hekla, it usually happens with a very short notice; [...]

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Hekla volcano 2013 – daily reports

Hekla volcano is located in South Iceland and is one of Iceland’s most active volcanoes. Hekla volcano, sometimes called “The Gateway to Hell” is a stratovolcano and has the height of 1,491 metres (4,892 ft). Hekla last erupted on February 28, 2000. We’ll be updating this site with a daily reports on the restless volcano. A stratovolcano is a tall, conical [...]

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Seyðisfjörður and the 1,000 meter high mountain

Visit Seyðisfjörður, the charming and remote fjord, surrounded by steep mountains on all sides, with Mountain Bjólfur, rising above them all. Iceland´s largest ferry, Norræna, ports in Seyðisfjörður. The ferry sails between Denmark, Norway, Faroe Islands and Iceland. It is possible to travel with car between the ports. See details. Art in Seyðisfjörður The town seems [...]

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Safe travel in Iceland, hiking in the highlands

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