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 … Continue reading Laugavegur trekking

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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

Skógar – Þórsmörk Trekking

This weekend I joined a trekking expedition from Skógar to Þórsmörk. The 25km hiking trail from Skógar, over the Fimmvörðuháls pass between the Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull ice caps, then down the other side to Þórsmörk, offers spectacular views and traverses lava from the 2010 eruption at Eyjafjallajökull (description source). The trek was organized by Útivist, one … Continue reading Skógar – Þórsmörk Trekking