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Why this little known fjord in Iceland should be on your bucket list

One truly awesome place on the lists of no one is Mjóifjordur with its majestic Klifbrekkufossa waterfall at its entrance. PIC east.is

One truly awesome place on the list of no one is Mjóifjordur fjord with its majestic Klifbrekkufossar waterfall at its entrance. PIC east.is

Seeing as approximately 95 percent of visitors to Iceland only stick to the true and tried popular spots in the country it goes without saying those tourists miss out a lot.

 

Cutting it short in Iceland

A long and winding road in Iceland. But what views. PIC Land Rover

A long and winding road in Iceland. But what views. PIC Land Rover

The number of tourists making the effort of driving all around the country of Iceland is not particularly high. The infamous Ring Road or highway number one, as it is also known, entices mostly only hardcore Iceland lovers.

 

In Breiddalsvik Iceland, human remains all over the place

The village itself is mostly unremarkable but surrounding nature is certainly beautiful. PIC Jason Eppink

The village itself is mostly unremarkable but surrounding nature is certainly beautiful. PIC Jason Eppink

Not too many folks spend time in the rather secluded village of Breiddalsvik in the East of Iceland. Its main attractions are few and far between but now there might possibly be a new reason to stay here awhile.

 

The most unforgettable shower you´ll ever take in Iceland

Team Total Iceland gets this a lot: where to find a hot spring where possible to get some privacy or at the very least without sharing with busloads of other tourists.

 

The stuff of horror movies a reality in Iceland

Abandoned farm in Iceland. Ever wondered why there are so many of those? PIC Richard Gould

Abandoned farm in Iceland. Ever wondered why there are so many of those? PIC Richard Gould

From afar the place looks quite worn down and unappealing. Come closer and it gets no better. Perhaps for a good reason too. You see, this old farm made of stone hides a rather excellent secret.

 

The favela of Iceland

The partly rebuilt Saenautasel farm is found in the most harsh and remote place imaginable. PIC Kevin Barnett

The partly rebuilt Saenautasel farm is found in the most harsh and remote place imaginable. PIC Kevin Barnett

You would be forgiven if even after reading all you can about Iceland travel and interesting places to visit in the country you still have no idea about a place called Saenautasel farm.

 

In the tiniest of villages in Iceland a collection rocks

One corner of the garden of Petra´s stone museum. The whole garden and inside her former home is filled with stones of all types. PIC Around the world in unknown days

One corner of the garden of Petra´s stone museum. The whole garden and inside her former home is filled with stones of all types. PIC Around the world in unknown days

It takes a special kind of a woman to take up collection of stones and rocks at an early age.

 

Farmstay with a twist in Iceland

Pictures never really do Iceland justice but this one comes close. Farmstay by the Lagarfljot river will be memorable all your life. Guaranteed!

Pictures never really do Iceland justice but this one comes close. Farmstay by the Lagarfljot river will be memorable all your life. Guaranteed! PIC IceNineJon

When it comes to touring Iceland you have a vast array of choices to pick from.

 

Eastern Iceland like a local

East of Iceland is the least visited part of the country which means more tranquility, more space and time and much less hassle. PIC Meironke

East of Iceland is the least visited part of the country which means more tranquility, more space and time and much less hassle. PIC Meironke

Read all the guidebooks as you want. Then read all the online stuff you can find.

 

Christmas in East or North of Iceland could be hell on earth

And this is a very nice day in December...

And this is a very nice day in December… PIC stuckincustoms

Should you be one of the gullible traveling blissfully around Iceland in deep winter this is something you should know about. Seems the local Met Office believes one of the strongest winds on record for decades will hit the North and East of Iceland over Christmas-time.

 

In Iceland, industry 1 nature 0

Fish and plants are hardly found anymore in lake Lagarfljot in East of Iceland due to pollution from dam operations in the highlands. PIC vd1966

What locals in the East of Iceland have warned about for years is finally official.…

 

Seals at the end of the world in Iceland

Seal this! In the farm turned hostel Husey you can ride Icelandic ponys along coasts filled with wild seals. PIC milopeng

Team Total Iceland believes there are not many places in this world where you can, almost easily, get close to wild and playful seals riding on an Icelandic pony.