Imagine a wide open area with black volcanic soil, lava rocks and colorful mountains patched with snow. Welcome to Landmannalaugar, one of the most beautiful areas of Iceland. A place where only the toughest Icelandic people live.
via Landmannalaugar Iceland – Mute Photography
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Another highlight of the south includes Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon, it is 15 minutes south of Kirkjubaer on a compact dirt road (Look for a yellow sign pointing to Laki/Holt) and follow the road. You cant miss it! It is worth the drive and the trek to the top. These ancient canyons are breathtaking to see in person.
via Travelling to Iceland? A Ring Road Guide to the Best Destinations – Rebecca Moore
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Visiting the Blue Lagoon is one of the coolest things you can partake in while in Iceland. Imagine sky blue water, heated to the perfect temperature and full of skin-nourishing minerals. Now picture all of that in 30° weather. Nothing could be more satisfying!
via The Blue Lagoon, Iceland – DAILYCOSM
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Skogafoss Waterfall. Some of the best scenery I’ve ever seen! We also saw wild sheep and horses, and tons of geysers! I had to keep reminding myself where I was because it seemed like a dream! [Kelsey Schmitt]
via ICELAND TRAVEL DIARIES- The greenest place on Earth
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Iceland’s Ring Road, a.k.a. Route 1, circles the entire island and will show you the best of Iceland. Spanning 800 miles, this route is one of Europe’s top spots for road trips, and most people choose to explore via camper van.
via How to Survive Iceland’s Ring Road in a Camper Van • The Blonde Abroad