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Three worthy stops for bird enthusiasts in Iceland

Partly due to climate change a growing number of bird species are showing up in Iceland. PIC Andrea Shaffer

Partly due to climate change a growing number of bird species are showing up in Iceland. PIC Andrea Shaffer

For bird enthusiasts there is no shortage of great bird-watching spots in Iceland. On the contrary, this is a haven for quite a number of migratory birds, although it must be said the numbers of many species are dwindling rather speedily these last few years.

 

Why you shouldn´t leave Iceland without visiting Myvatn

Just one of many stunning natural sights of Myvatn. Like many places in Iceland, Dimmuborgir or Dark Cities, is appropriately named. PIC Alessando Grussu

Just one of many stunning natural sights of Myvatn. Like many places in Iceland, Dimmuborgir or Dark Cities, is appropriately named. PIC Alessando Grussu

At the best of times less than half of all visitors to Iceland ever take the time or make the effort to visit other parts of the country than the South and the Southwest.

 

Mischief in Iceland? Try this

No longer will access to one of Iceland´s most popular sight be free. PIC dr.Jauss

No longer will access to one of Iceland´s most popular sight be free. PIC dr.Jauss

All good things come to a close eventually it seems. Including access to some of Iceland´s greatest natural wonders.

Starting next month, April or May, you will have to fork out extra for a chance to get up close and personal with the fabulous geysers of the Geysir area in Haukadalur valley in Iceland.…

 

In Iceland, a blue lagoon that´s better than the Blue lagoon

There are actually two blue lagoons in Iceland but only one can call itself by that name. PIC

There are actually two blue lagoons in Iceland but only one can call itself by that name. PIC nicksarebi/bhollier

We used to love visiting what has become known worldwide as the Blue lagoon of Iceland. The very same lagoon the journalists at National Geographic deemed to be worthy as a world wonder. 

 

Mass tourism taking its toll already in Iceland

Dimmuborgir, Blackcastle, in Iceland is now close until further notice because of mass tourism. PIC Bill Ward´s Brickpile

Dimmuborgir, Blackcastle, in Iceland is now close until further notice because of mass tourism. PIC Bill Ward´s Brickpile

Team Total Iceland has from the beginning warned about the gold-rush taking place in the tourist industry in this beautiful country of ours.…

 

A very sad day for Iceland and sadder still for the world

A land of trolls and adventures. Dimmuborgir near Myvatn is under immense threat. PIC genevieveroumerier

A land of trolls and adventures. Dimmuborgir near Myvatn is under immense threat. PIC genevieveroumerier

It might not make international news and get only a fleeting mention in the local news but today was a very sad day for Iceland.…

 

The secrets of Myvatn Iceland

Tempting indeed but the water is burning hot nowadays and the roofs are caving in. PIC Johnny Peacock

Should time travel be possible, and who is to say it´s not, there would be a chance to experience the fantastic and secret spa caves of Myvatn area in the North 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.