When glaciers end their slow motion tumble down the mountains, they calve off into serene glacier lakes. At the south end of Iceland’s epic glacier Vatnajökull, the glacier pools into the Fjallsárlón glacier lake, and nearby Jökulsárlón. Iceland is a rough circle shape – and if you imagine it is a giant clock – we … More Vatnajökull glacier lakes – Fjallsárlón and Jökulsárlón
The southern section of Vatnajökull National Park is called Skaftafell Nature Reserve, a wild area that is on the edge of Europe’s largest glacier. Skaftafell is surrounded by glacier tongues and glacier lakes, volcanoes, and some truly magnificent waterfalls. From the visitor’s centre, there are a range of walks that visitors can do. Some of … More Easy hikes in Skaftafell Nature Reserve
Wow. What a trip. We spent eleven tiring and exhilarating days up about as close to the Arctic Circle as I dare go – Iceland – a destination chosen simply because it seemed utterly different to anything we’d ever seen before. A country the size of South Korea, but with a scant 300,000 inhabitants (compared to Korea’s 50 million).