Tag: Skaftafell

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 […]

Thórsmörk

Thórsmörk

We rested comfortably until 9 or 10 in the morning at our campsite near Skogafoss. There is a truly epic hike up the side of the waterfall here- it is a bit treacherous by American standards (but isn’t everything treacherous by those standards?) so wear […]