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Many travellers stay in the capital area and take tours from there to the countryside They even drive the same route day after day to the tourist sites. This is totally unnecessary. South Iceland has all the facilities for an overnight or longer stays with activities to suit every age and interest. Accommodation ranging from B&b's, farmhouses, guesthouses, hostels to four ...

On February 26th Sólheimajökull glacier was conquered by Nikki Bradley an inspirational speaker who engages her audience by sharing her own life experiences. When Nikki was 16 she was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer, Ewing’s sarcoma. At the age of 26 she had already had two hip replacements. Since then she’s been on an incredible journey, not letting the disease stand in her ...

First day of summer according to the almanac will be April 21st. In Iceland this doesn’t necessary mean that the sun will start shining and the temperature ride to a steady two digit number, but rather the contrary. The weather in Iceland is very unpredictable and the springs may be either warm or cold or rainy or all three. However as the sun rises higher on the horizon the ...

Glaciers and icecaps cover a little more than ten percent of Iceland. They have quite an impact on the weather and the landscape. Many of the glaciers lie above active volcanoes such as Vatnajökull, the most extensive glacier which covers Bárðarbunga stratovolcano and Grímsvötn caldera. There has been a recent sub-glacial activity, resulting in a sudden glacier flood with meltw ...

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