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Here´s one ferry company to avoid in Iceland

A company recklessly taking tourists to disturb the handful of eagles found in Iceland. Avoid at all costs.

A company recklessly taking tourists to disturb the handful of eagles found in Iceland. Avoid at all costs.

You know how simple folks get blinded by greenbacks in five minutes flat and afterwards care not one iota about anything else? Enron anyone?

 

The Arctic fox in Iceland under threat from tourism

The only native mammal in all of Iceland is the beautiful Arctic fox. Now under threat. PIC Jean van der Slujis

The only native mammal in all of Iceland is the beautiful Arctic fox. Now under threat. PIC Jean van der Slujis

The more, the merrier goes the saying. Except in the case of vastly growing numbers of foreign visitors to Hornstrandir Nature Reserve in Iceland.

 

For well hung men in Iceland, Westfjords the place

Music festival in the major town in the Westfjord area of Iceland. PIC Bernard McManus

Music festival in the major town in the Westfjord area of Iceland. PIC Bernard McManus

Here´s one ad you´re not likely to see anytime soon: The best “hung” men in Iceland are scattered about in the secluded Westfjords part of the country.

 

Happy and horrible at Holmavik in Iceland

Yet another village in Iceland that has seen better days. PIC aroundtheworldin100days

Yet another village in Iceland that has seen better days. PIC aroundtheworldin100days

It is not a popular stop for tourists. The place is both quite a detour from the Ring Road circling this island and is also just another small fishermen´s village with not a lot interesting on show.

 

This spot in Iceland is sure to blow your mind

Quite a sight. The Red Sand beach of the Westfjords. PIC Axel Kristinsson

Quite a sight. The Red Sand beach of the Westfjords. PIC Axel Kristinsson

Not too many visitors to Iceland make the effort to visit the Westfjords of the country. Indeed, local inhabitants of the area are fleeing the place in droves because of the many difficulties in making a life here.

 

On inhospitable remote mountaintop in Iceland a fascinating sight

Remote, windy and scary as well. Yet, a network of abandoned buildings adorn the top. PIC Ruv

Remote, windy and scary as well. Yet, a network of abandoned buildings adorn the top. PIC Ruv

The chances of anyone stumbling across the fascinating ruined buildings on top of Straumnesfjall mountain in the Westfjords area of Iceland are practically non-existent.

 

A beautiful waterfall in Iceland could soon belong to history

It is not powerful and it is not big but Dynjandi waterfall is certainly stunning nevertheless. PIC gouldy

It is not powerful and it is not big but Dynjandi waterfall is certainly stunning nevertheless. PIC gouldy

Team Total Iceland wants to implore you guys interested in the stunning nature of Iceland to visit as soon as possible. Which makes little sense as we have already preached against more tourists.

 

In these places in Iceland spare a thought for mass murder victims

Desolate then and desolate now. The site of the only known mass murder in Iceland. PIC lauraobno.cat

Desolate then and desolate now. The site of the only known mass murder in Iceland. PIC lauraobno.cat

Suppose you live in the remotest of locations. Then suppose one day gale force winds throw large foreign ships upon your shores, break the ships to pieces but 80 people survive.

 

Thunderous Dynjandi waterfall beckons from far away in Iceland

The waterfall of Dynjandi is in fact the name used for a lot of falls. PIC david.blaisonneau

The waterfall of Dynjandi is in fact the name used for a lot of falls. PIC david.blaisonneau

Its name is Dynjandi and if you are extremely lucky you might hear it break the silence of the Westfjords of Iceland ages before you finally gaze upon it.

 

The place where Iceland got its name

As often is the case in Iceland every spot has a history. In the fjord of Vatnsfjordur you will find this monument to the allegedly first man to settle in Iceland and also responsible for giving Iceland its name. PIC scottyboylamont

Who had the bright idea to call Iceland Iceland?

 

Swimming at the end of the world in Iceland

Icelanders discovered the infinity pool ages ago but told no one about it. Krossnes swimming pool is a marvel well off the beaten track in Iceland. PIC Vatnavinir

You may or may not know that a big chunk of the island known as Iceland is just a vast wilderness.

 

Looking for love in Iceland

Picturesque location of Bolungarvik town, in the background, where Iceland´s only Love week takes place each year. PIC bjarniT

All out of love and totally lost without. Yeah, we all know the feeling of being left out in the cold when most others are kissing and cuddling and doing all the other nice stuff life has to offer lovers.

 

A remote spot in Iceland the center of the universe

One would be hard pressed to find a more remote spot in Iceland than Nordurfjordur in the Westfjords. PIC naraht

One would be hard pressed to find a more remote spot in Iceland than Nordurfjordur in the Westfjords. PIC naraht

You probably did not know that Nordurfjordur in Strandir area in the remote Western part of Iceland is the center of the universe.