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A fascinating ride through the highland of Iceland

Here´s one road where slow moving should be a law. Stunning nature all around for hours on end. PIC  G1n1p1g

Here´s one road where slow moving should be a law. Stunning nature all around for hours on end. PIC G1n1p1g

While quite a number of fascinating routes dot the highlands of Iceland few rival driving Kjalveg road from the South of Iceland to the North and in the process drive between two beautiful glaciers and landscapes rivaling anything on this planet.

 

Scarcity of cabins in the highland of Iceland

The only places to rest in the highland of Iceland are tents or in small cabins scattered about. But these fill up quickly. PIC axshuzaifa

The only places to rest in the highland of Iceland are tents or in small cabins scattered about. But these fill up quickly. PIC axshuzaifa

One of the most rewarding experiences in this world is traveling the vast empty expense of the highland of Iceland on your own or in a small group.

 

Would retarded tourists please stay away from Iceland

Black sands and old lava covered with delicate green moss in autumn in Iceland. Two tire tracks in the ground here would be sufficient to ruin this landscape for all eternity. Respect the land. PIC Bastian Vaucher

If we had a dime, or better yet Chinese yuan, for every time idiotic foreigners decide to pay a visit to the highlands of Iceland during wintertime George Soros would be red with envy.…

 

Visiting Landmannalaugar Iceland without the crowds

Beauty being spoiled by mass tourism. On crowded days the famous and stunning Landmannalaugar area reminds locals of the beaches of Benidorm in Spain. Hardly a good thing. PIC narvaleos

It used to be one of the absolute highlight of any trip to the highlands of Iceland.

 

The highland charm of Iceland wearing thin

The space we call the highland of Iceland used to be a mecca for solitude but is turning rapidly into just another place overrun by tourists. PIC Stjiin

The best things in life are free they say and one thing that falls into this category is most certainly travelling the wilderness of the Icelandic highland.

 

Hell in Iceland is actually pretty romantic

The gate to hell. Víti crater and surroundings is a must see in Iceland. You can even take a dip in the warm water (the black dots seen in the water are actually groups of people). PIC Zanthia

For the truly wonderful things in this world you always have to go the extra mile.