Category Archives: Iceland

Iceland – Hella to Reykjavik

I've had to abandon my plan of doing day walks at Landmannalaugur such is the relentless nature of the sandstorm raking the campsite and immediate area. The bus out gets me back to the ring road and I choose to stay in the township of Hella which feels immediately familiar.  The discovery of a very…
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Iceland – Skogar to Landmannalaugur

The most famous Icelandic walk is from Skogar to Landmannalaugur.  I've spent three weeks in Iceland preparing for this walk and I've arrived in the small town of Vik from where I'll be dropped off at the trailhead.  I’m reading about the walk for tomorrow which will take me from Skogar to Thorsmork. There is…
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Iceland – Stafafell

My next destination is Staftafell where I will be undertaking another three or four day walk. When the supermarket opens in Egilstathir I’m able to stock up on supplies for the trip. The Canadians who have given me a lift out of Bakkatherthi are heading to Myvatn, so there is no need for any awkwardness…
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