Members of Fjallavinir, hiking along Uppgönguhryggur ridge. Click on the picture for a better view.

Balancing Act on Beautiful Ridge

2 Sep 2020 A group of hikers, Fjallavinir, recently hiked through the Fjallabak natural reserve into Landmannalaugar, the Icelandic central highlands.


Magical Mountains: Video

22 Aug 2020 Hrafntinnusker mountain, in the central highlands of Iceland, is usually a very windy spot.

Continuous Journey in Kerlingarfjöll

8 Aug 2020 “The whole summer has felt like a continuous journey.”

Jón Ragnar Jónsson.

Has Traveled Around Iceland Five Times this Summer

4 Aug 2020 Photographer Jón Ragnar Jónsson, a.k.a. Jon from Iceland, has been traveling Iceland since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Skúli, pulling the sled.

Kitesurfing Across the Icelandic Highlands: Video

12 Apr 2020 Last month, three experienced mountaineers took, equipped with skis and kites, took off from Hrauneyjar, in the central highlands, and headed northeast toward Þórshöfn in Northeast Iceland.

From last night's rescue operation.

Hidden Danger in the Highlands

22 Jan 2020 If you plan to drive in the central highlands in Iceland this winter, make sure you know of a hidden danger on the way, which could be life-threatening.

Landmannalaugar are a geothermal area very popular for tourists.

Iceland's mountain roads are opening for summer

11 Jun 2018 Slowly but surely, Iceland's mountain roads are opening up after being snowed up for winter. Now Landmannalaugar are accesible by road as well as the roads by Möðrudalsöræfi and to the Kerlingarfjöll mountains.


Photos: Iceland's majestic highlands

6 Apr 2018 The Icelandic highlands are one of the most unpopulated areas of Europe. Covering some 400 - 500 square kilometres they offer black deserts, mountains, canyons and glaciers.

Vatnajökull National Park.

Vatnajökull National Park to be founded in 2020

30 Jan 2018 "This could become our greatest pride and greatest contribution to nature conservation so far in history," says Minister for the Environment Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson.


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