TRAVEL: Melrakkaslétta, North Iceland

The area is home to the haunting Arctic Henge.

The area is home to the haunting Arctic Henge. Photo: Iceland Monitor/Erlingur

Writing for BBC Travel, Jennifer Kingsley takes us on a journey around the off-the-beaten-track North Iceland peninsula of Melrakkaslétta.

“By leaving the paved ring road and travelling 275km on roads 85 and 870 over three days, we entered a new territory of unexpected encounters, full of tundra beauty, moody vistas and unforgettable locals,” she writes.

Take a look for yourself here – with stunning photographs by Eric Guth.

The village of Raufarhöfn.

The village of Raufarhöfn. Photo: Sverrir Vilhelmsson

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