Reykjanes Geopark

After a lot of travelling in different places in Iceland, I’m finally back in Reykjavik. Since I’m going to stay here for another two weeks, I want to discover many interesting places in the capital area. I decided to head to the Reykjanes Geopark as a way of spending a nice evening close to Reykjavik.… More Reykjanes Geopark

Vestmannaeyjar

Since I arrived to Iceland I have heard so much about the archipelago of Vestmannaeyjar that I really wanted to go there. And on Saturday I finally did. Vestmannaeyjar, often anglicized as Westmen Islands, is a beautiful archipelago off the south coast of Iceland. The islands have been formed by eruptions of numerous volcanoes in… More Vestmannaeyjar

Jökulsárlón

Last Saturday I went to the Eastern part of Iceland for the first time. My destination was Jökulsárlón – a large glacial lake on the edge of Vatnajökull National Park. Vatnajökull is the largest and most voluminous ice cap in Iceland, and one of the largest in area in Europe. This natural wonder is almost… More Jökulsárlón

Snaefellsnes #2

The trip to Snaefellsnes was truly amazing. In the previous post I posted some pictures taken in the Southern part of the peninsula. After visiting Rauðfeldsgjá, we headed towards the end of the peninsula – to the cute town of Arnarstapi. Wyprawa do Snaefellsnes była naprawdę wspaniała. W poprzednim wpisie umieściłam trochę zdjęć zrobionych w… More Snaefellsnes #2

Snaefellsnes #1

In Iceland there is something called “Sun Guilt” – whenever the sun does make an appearance it’s a specific Icelandic trait to want to make the most of it. Yesterday the weather was  beautiful (not only sunny, but also really warm), so it was a perfect day for a trip to Snaefellsnes – a peninsula… More Snaefellsnes #1

Whale Watching

One of the most popular tourist attractions here in Iceland are whale watching tours. Each of these is a three hours tour between the Reykjanes and Snaefellsnes peninsulas. Summer season is great for whale watching, as the wildlife in the bay is at its highest peak. The most common cetacean in the area are the… More Whale Watching