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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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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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Borgarfjörður

Posted on August 23, 2010 by

It’s the region close to the homonym fiord, located in the Western part of Iceland. This area offers many interesting places to visit, among whom mountains with breathtaking views, falls, parks. Moreover, tourists may practice different outdoor activities, such as horse riding, trekking, fishing. The main town is Borgarnes standing on a peninsula over a […]

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Hallmundarhraun lava field

Posted on August 15, 2010 by

Hallmundarhraun is a wide field of lava on the North West side of the Langjökull glacier, where there’s Surtshellir -one of the biggest caves of the island. It’s a 1970mt long cavern, and it has signs that demonstrate that it used to be inhabited. Viðgelmir seems to be the widest cave of the world: it’s […]

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Trips around Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Posted on August 11, 2010 by

Kirkjubaejarklaustur is located in the Skaftárhreppur region, a green area surrounded by the black morenic sands of the Mýrdalssandur on the west side, and of the Skeiðarársandur on the East side, and it lays between the mountains and the beach. This spot is quite famous not only for the enchanting landscape, but also for the […]

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Directions

Posted on July 29, 2010 by

In Iceland the roads network on the coasts are well marked and easily practicable if you have a map. In case you wish to go towards the internal area, on off-roads, you need a very good map that clearly details the roads and the morphology of the ground. It useful to have a GPS system […]

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Guides for trips to Iceland, Greenland and Fær Øer, islands

Posted on December 25, 2009 by

If, besides Iceland, you’re attracted by the chance to visit two different and unusual destinations, visit the links reported hereafter that might help you prepare your trip:  Air Iceland www.airiceland.is : it is the biggest airway company managing domestic connections, and one day tours to Greenland, Fær Øer islands; it also proposes sport activities […]

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The best Icelandic guides of organized trips

Posted on December 22, 2009 by

Hereafter continues the list of Icelandic travel agencies specialized in short trips of one or more days to the most characteristics corners of the Iceland:  Útivist www.utivist.is – it proposes trekking tours in the Island and manages a few mountain shelters  Vestfjarðaleið www.vesttravel.is – it proposes daily trips or trekking tours lasting a […]

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Hints for tours and trips

Posted on December 13, 2009 by

If you have organized a tour to Iceland by yourself and wish to contact a local guide for trips, you can refer to the addresses here below: • Mountain Taxi www.mountain-taxi.com they organize tours all the year round, lasting one or more days, by cross country vehicles or jeep; • Mountaineers of Iceland

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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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