Trekking around Landmannalaugar

Last week I was very lucky and got an opportunity to do one of the most popular treks in Iceland, the Laugavegur trek. The first stop on this trek is Landmannalaugar, a desert valley with hot pools in central south Iceland. It takes about two hours of driving through the desert to get to this area … Continue reading Trekking around Landmannalaugar

Iceland Weekly Report – Weeks 4, 5 and 6

Since the weather improved and the sun begun to shine in the beginning of week 4 of my training period, time is flying by really fast and there's not enough time for me to write about events as they happen. In the past weeks I've been doing a lot of different things, it seems like … Continue reading Iceland Weekly Report – Weeks 4, 5 and 6

Around Þjórsárdalur – part 1

If you've been reading this blog for a while, you know that during my stay in Iceland I'm stationed in a valley called Þjórsárdalur. When there is spare time and good weather I explore the valley and its surroundings. Here are some pictures of Þjórsárdalur, surrounding hills, a close-by forest educational path, Hjálparfoss and an abandoned spa, … Continue reading Around Þjórsárdalur – part 1