Tag: Hofn

Akureyri the Beautiful

Akureyri the Beautiful

Out of all the Icelandic towns with a large population (large is relative) Akureyri was my favorite. The city sits on the harbor, and within a 10 minute walk you can find a mall, restaurants, an electronics shop, whale watching tours, gas stations, clothing stores, […]

Skaftafell Up Close

Skaftafell Up Close

We spent the morning in Skaftafell hiking around the basalt waterfalls of the park. Skaftafell has more forested area than almost anywhere in Iceland and numerous basalt stone formations that are striking. The visitors center in Skaftafell has a video showing past volcanic eruptions, and […]