We only had a few hours when our tour group stopped here so we took the mostly flat trail out to the glacial lagoon, which was pretty good. Looking at some of the other photos here I wish we had had l...
I have only praise for the beauty and wonder of ALL Iceland state parks. However this one left a bitter taste after they charged me penalty for not paying parking (60euro) through the camper rental co...
Skaftafell's glacier on foot, replaced with heavy boots and crampons, seems to be walking on the shaved ice at first, some areas are completely ice, and it will not slip if you step on it.
The guide said that it is often raining here, and it is very good luck in sunny weather. Some shots of interstellar crossing are taken here.
Iceland is the westernmost country in Europe. It is located in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, close to the Arctic Circle. The area of glaciers is 8,000 square kilometers, making it the second largest island in Europe. 3/4 of the whole territory is a plateau with an altitude of 400-800 meters, of which 1/8 is covered by glaciers. There are more than 100 volcanoes, including more than 30 active volcanoes. Warner Darwins is the highest peak in the country and is 2,119 meters above sea level. Almost all the countries in Iceland are built on volcanic rocks. Most of the land cannot be reclaimed. It is the country with the most hot springs in the world. It is rich in geothermal resources, so it is called the country of ice and fire. There are many fountains, waterfalls, lakes and rushing rivers. The largest river, the Siyur Sao River, is 227 kilometers long. The whole of Iceland is dotted with national parks and nature reserves, the most spectacular of which are the Myvatn Nature Reserve and national parks such as Tingvellir, Jiegu Salon and Skaftafell. The most famous attraction of the Skafath National Park is the Svartifoss waterfall; the Jakusha Lake in the Jeju Salon National Park is a lake formed at the bottom of the glaciers, up to 100 meters deep.
The highlands in Iceland is one of my favorite places on Earth. The different textures and colors that cover the landscape are absolutely breathtaking. One I have is to rent a 4x4 vehicle and drive yourself out into the highlands. You travel through rivers, crossing by beautiful scenery. I would recommend having a guide though, or at least a map, because getting lost can be pretty easy to do. Iceland will always be one of my favorite places to travel to, and that’s why I highly recommend checking it out! #iceland #awesomepic #europe
If you're in Iceland hiking a glacier is a must. It's sp special and a complete different nature experience. Walking between ice falls and cracks is scary but rewarding. Go with a guide who has the right equipement and knowledge.