We continued with Extreme Iceland for Day 2, but this time for a trip along the south coast. It was simply another day of the beauty providing sensory overloaded.
Wondering about the numerous lava field I expected, but observing ecological succession with lava field covered with moss was a surprise
Seeing wonderful scenery
Walking behind the waterfall (Seljalandsfoss)
Strolling black beach (Reynisfjara)
Marveling at rock formations
Enjoying the view from Dyrholaey of the black beach we just visited
Reflecting about the setting of a farm with its fertile land and the glacier above
Hearing the roar of Skogafoss in its gorge
Standing on the glacier (Solheimajokull)
Never tiring of the landscape and the views
Continually admiring the landscape
…. after all, how could anyone get bored with seeing places like this.
Hope you enjoyed the brief highlights of Iceland’s south coast. Here’s a 2+-minute video showing the sights in motion.
On our first full day in Iceland, we chose to tour the Golden Circle, which is one of the most popular tours. Icelandic landscape is fascinating, so the senses are constantly entertained. We used Extreme Iceland for two days.
Admiring the landscape.
Walking along the fault line where tectonic plates of North America and Eurasia meet in Thingvellir National Park.
Standing in awe of the view.
Witnessing the fury of Gullfoss, a spectacular and very large waterfall.
Notice the people on the left side
Patiently waiting for Strokkur Geysir to do its thing.
Relaxing to Faxi’s roar.
Enjoying a dip in a thermal pool known as Fludir: the Secret Lagoon.
Find the lifeguard
Hiking up to and around Kerid’s rim, an extinct volcano.
Seeing more wonderful landscape.
All in one day … so our first full day in Iceland was wonderful. Here’s a 2-minute video featuring some of the Golden Circle sights.