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What is Hrafntinnusker in Iceland and why should you care

Not impressed? Check out the two folks roughly in the middle. PIC maveri2401

Not impressed? Check out the two folks roughly in the middle. PIC maveri2401

One can argue until the end of time about the absolute best spot in Iceland to witness the forces of nature coming together in the most stunning way possible.

 

Missing out on nature in deep winter Iceland

Just one of thousands of beautiful spots off limits in wintertime Iceland. PIC eirasi

Just one of thousands of beautiful spots off limits in wintertime Iceland. PIC eirasi

There is a famous old Viking saying that roughly translated means that a good poem is never too often told. Which is why we want yet again to tell you about things you miss out on here when visiting in deep winter.

 

Travelers leaving deep marks on pristine Iceland nature

This majestic area is slowly being carved to pieces by idiotic tour operators and travelers caring nothing about respecting nature. PIC clesanne

This majestic area is slowly being carved to pieces by idiotic tour operators and travelers caring nothing about respecting nature. PIC clesanne

Want to try your hand at some Icelandic? Try saying „Friðland að fjallabaki.“ 

Yeah, not so easy is it.…

 

The two Laugavegur in Iceland

The Laugavegur trekking trail bends around the most fabulous landscape. PIC mr.keasone

The Laugavegur trekking trail bends around the most fabulous landscape. PIC mr.keasone

You would be forgiven for not understanding why there seem to be two Laugavegur roads in Iceland. Usually Icelanders are imaginative enough to give places different names but in the case of Laugavegur there is a story to tell.

 

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.

 

Missing the big picture in Iceland

Sharing thousands of square kilometres with no one but the foxes and the birds is very possible in the Hornstrandir area in the Western fjords of Iceland. PIC bjarnit

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune should at no time leave Iceland without visiting the places that really put Iceland on the map of most beautiful countries of the world.