Postcards from Iceland -12 (museums and a busy road trip West,

After the excitement of the whale encounter we drove further up the coast to the small town of Siglufjördur for the night. Perfect location. Especially the fabulous hot tub by the water… The weather changed over night and a thick layer of mist ad low clouds covered everything… it was quite magical… I sat with […]

Postcards from Iceland – 9 (a canyon, a hot bath and a smelly place)

This morning was mainly about driving from the East of Iceland to the North. Unfortunately the weather was against us – again – and not much of the beautiful country was visible. Low clouds and persistent rain made it moody and atmospheric for sure, but I’m also sure we missed some spectacular stuff. During the […]

Postcards from Iceland – 5 (a black beach, a short hike and a whole lotta rain)

The weather has completely stubbed us in the back. Low clouds, and rain. Low visibility on a day that was supposed to offer a fantastic driving experience. Oh well. Onwards and upwards. Literally. But first a quick stroll on a beach of black sand: Reynisfjara. There are plenty of black-sand beaches in Iceland, but none […]