Laugavegur trekking

After trekking around Landmannalaugar for two days, have started the Laugavegur trek. Here is some info about it from wikipedia:

The Laugavegur is a famous trekking route in South-West Iceland from the hot springs area of Landmannalaugar (63°59′28″N 19°03′37″W) to the glacial valley of Þórsmörk (63°42′10″N 19°25′38″W). It is noted for the wide variety of landscapes that are experienced in just 55 km (34 mi). The route is typically completed over 2–4 days with potential stops at the mountain huts at Hrafntinnusker, Álftavatn and Emstrur. Anultramarathon is held on the route each July. It used to be possible to combine the trek with the Fimmvörðuhálsroute which goes over the pass from Þórsmörk to Skógar for an additional one or two days or an additional 25 km (16 mi). However, due to the Eyjafjallajökull eruption in spring 2010 the Fimmvörðuháls route has been partly blocked, but passage is possible. Landmannalaugar, Þórsmörk, and Skógar are all reachable by bus during the summer.

I have walked the path from Skogar to Thorsmork previously, so I only trekked from Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork. It’s an amazing trek with countless highlights. Most memorable include lakeside camping, walking through the black desert, wild rivers and so on. The photos tell some of the story, but t you have to feel the sunshine, rain, wind, cold and sand on your skin to really know what it’s like :)

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