Archive for the Excursions Category

The equipment

Posted on September 2, 2011 by

Even if the bike will be my companion during such a long trip, I did not spend too much to buy it: if I’d spent too much I would not have had enough funds for the trip itself, therefore I preferred to buy cheaper but still good products. I’m not a biker, I’ll not pay […]

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The itinerary_Iceland by bike, part 2

Posted on August 21, 2011 by

According to the planning, the trip was going to be quite interesting: visit Iceland by bike was a big challenge, however leaving and run trough different countries before arriving, would have given me the chance to know Iceland better. It would have been useful to have the opportunity to really understand the differences among the […]

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Iceland bike tour 2011

Iceland bike tour 2011

Posted on August 18, 2011 by

I wanted to undertake a long trip in tune with the Nature, using a fast and ecological means of transport that would not disturb my thoughts too much during the journey. Moreover, once the trip would have been over, I would have liked to feel the satisfaction of having performed an extraordinary achievement….. which other […]

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The Litlanesfoss fall

Posted on February 10, 2011 by

In the Eastern part of Iceland, downstream the Hengifoss fall, there’s another jump that deserves a visit: Litlanesfoss. It’s made by the Lagarfljot river, and it winds through a tight gorge, that a great number of basaltic columns make an amazing place; it then ends into a tight funnel where it makes a small lake.

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The Hengifoss Waterfall jump

Posted on January 30, 2011 by

The Hengifoss is one of the highest and most peculiar waterfalls of the Island: it is more than 120mt high and it is enclosed in the wonderful gorge by Hallomormsstaður, in the Eastern part of Iceland. The rocky wall from where it falls, is made of basalt in the upper part, while at the bottom […]

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The Hafnarfjall relief

Posted on August 18, 2010 by

Hafnarfjall is a picturesque mountain standing by Borgarnes, the main city of the Borgarfjörður district. It’s 844 mt high and it’s many paths with different kind of difficulty. You need about two hours to reach the top, from where you can enjoy a breathtaking view.

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6day tour in Northern Iceland

Posted on August 11, 2009 by

If you have only 6 days at your disposal, you could go towards the North. The area of Akureyri, reachable by air from Reykjavik, offers a lot of different things: besides the visit to the city, that is also called the capital of the North, Husavík is for sure worthwhile a trip. From here the […]

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Trips with sledge towed by dogs

Posted on April 22, 2009 by

A really unusual activity, that in Iceland you can try any time of the year, is a tour with sledges towed by Greenland huskies. These tours are specifically organized for tourists, therefore the most binding may be done only if there’s a sufficient number of people. Here are some of the agencies that propose this […]

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Tour by motor-sled

Posted on April 21, 2009 by

Trips by motor-sled are organized all year long, but during wintertime, besides the glaciers of Vatnajökull, Mýrdalsjökull and Langjökull, it’s possible to try this peculiar sport in other areas of the island. The agencies that organize this kind of trips are located in Reykjavik, Akureryri or on the ALTOPIANI on the Northern Coast, for instance […]

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