iceland road trip  -  September 2015

A gallery of our best photos from Iceland to inspire you to visit this magical place.

Myvatn Lake, Iceland

Myvatn Lake in Iceland is magical.

hvalnes black pebble beach

Hvalnes beach in South Iceland. Black pebbles as far as the eye can see.

Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja Church in Reykjavik can be seen fron anywhere in the city.

Organ in Hallgrimskirkja

Organ Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik

The huge electronic action organ in Hallgrimskirkja.

Iceland Landscape with car (2)

Sheriff's Truck

Sheriff's Truck in Iceland

Exhibit in Settlement Center

The Settlement Center in Borgarnes exhibits the settlement in Iceland, and Egil's Saga

Stykkisholmur

Stykkisholmur in West Iceland.

Nabrok (necropants)

Exhibited in the Witchcraft Museum in Holmavik, West Iceland. Made of a dead man's leg skin, said to bring money.

Icelandic Treats

Local food products. Skyr is like yoghurt, but tastier.

Local Icelandic Beer

These beers give SAB a run for their money.

Plokkari

Traditional Icelandic food made of fish and mash. Awesome for a cold day.

Dimmuborgir

Dimmuborgir, North Iceland

Dimmuborgir Landscape

Dimmuborgir in North Iceland

Myvatn Nature Bath

Myvatn Nature Baths is a natural hot spring in Northern Iceland

Dettifoss Waterfall

The way to Dettifoss Waterfall in Northeast Iceland

Driving on the Coast

Roads in Iceland

Waterfall of the Gods

Godafoss Waterfall in Husavik, Northwest Iceland translated to Waterfall of the Gods

Godafoss Waterfall

Beautiful Godafoss

Icelandic Beauty

Passing the sea

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Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

At the edge of the Vatnajokull National Park, beautiful iceberg break off the glacier and float in the lagoon to the sea. A must see!

Glaciers - Jokulsarlon

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A very old iceberg

The different layers of ice indicate the thousands of years it was attached to the glacier - Jokulsarlon Lagoon, South Iceland

Iceberg in the Lagoon

Jokulsarlong lagoon iceberg

Zodiac Tour to the Glacier

Take a zodiac tour through the icebergs to the glacier. Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Gear Up!

Protection from the icy water, and floatation devices - in case you fall in.

Pure Ice

Iceland has some of the purest water, and ice, on earth.

Thingvellir National Park

The Wall in Thingvellir

The wall in Thingvellir National Park

Walk between 2 continents

In Thingvellir Park, place of the oldest Parliament in the world, you can walk between 2 continents.

Enjoying a local beer in Akureyri

Enjoying the local beers in Akureyri.

An old statue

An old statue in Iceland.

Thingvellir Church

Church built in Thingvellir National Park in 1859 replaced the original church built in 1000.

Hofn, South Iceland

View at Hofn, South Iceland

Art installation at Hofn

Art installation at Hofn, South Iceland

The Road

Beautiful landscapes

Icelandic Horses

Icelandic Horses

Fjadrargljufur Canyon

Fjadrargljufur Canyon in South East Iceland is 100m deep and 2 km's long.

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Fjadrargljufur Canyon

Fjadrargljufur Canyon, South East Iceland

Over the edge, Iceland

Over the edge, Iceland

Waterfall, Iceland

Waterfall, Iceland

Ptarmigan, Icelandic bird

Ptarmigan - local Icelandic bird

Solheimajokull Glacial Tongue

Towards Solheimajokull Glacial Tongue.

Iceland Schnapps

Icelandic Schnapps. Made from the best moss found in the "unspoiled highlands of Iceland". Definitely worth a try.

Menu of local Icelandic delicacies

Menu of local Icelandic delicacies in Reykjavic.

Traditional Tasting Platter

Traditional food tasting platter: Whale, Fermented Shark, Herring, Puffin.

Fish and Chips cart in Reykjavic

British fish and chips takeaway cart at Reykjavik Harbour.

Places we Visited:
Reykjavik
Seydisfjordur
Akureiri
Egilstaddir
Hofn
Selfoss
Reykjavik

 

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The Road

Beautiful landscapes