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A ten day tour of Iceland

A ten day tour of Iceland

The lovely couple behind Pure Adirondacks, Evan & Hilary Williams contacted me to help them plan an 10-day road trip around Iceland. They drove around the island, hiked mountains, explored, and took some amazing footage. Here is their official blog post filled with ideas what to see & do while road tripping around Iceland. "In early June 2013, after months of excitedly researching and planning our trip, Evan and I finally landed in Iceland.  Our friend Morgan had flown in earlier in the day, picked up our trusty rental car and camping gear, and made his way back to the airport to rendezvous with us."  

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South Iceland - What to See & Do - Part 1/3

South Iceland - What to See & Do - Part 1/3

I often get emails from people asking for informative tips what to see & do while road tripping around South Iceland. The South coast is a popular route to drive throughout the year and I always recommend this area for travelers who only have a few days in Iceland

So I decided to make a three part post about South Iceland, from Reykjavik to Jökulsárlón. This is part 1 and I share my knowledge about e.g. Þingvellir national park, Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hotspring, Kerið volcano crater, Laugarvatn Geothermal baths and more.

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Yule Lads - The 13 Santa Clauses from Iceland

Yule Lads - The 13 Santa Clauses from Iceland

The Icelandic Yule Lads bear little similarity to the world-famous Santa Claus. In contrast, the Icelandic Yule Lads are descended from trolls and their original role was to strike fear in the hearts of children. The thirteen brothers are the sons of two of the most hideous ogres ever known in Iceland, Grýla and Leppalúði. Follow the journey of the Yule Lads brothers with Tiny Iceland. 

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Photographing the Northern Lights - Simple Guide

Photographing the Northern Lights - Simple Guide

If you are lucky enough to see the Northern Lights then I am sure you will want to be able to photograph them. To some this might seem an impossible task but photographing them is really quite straight forward providing you have right equipment and right knowledge.

 

By Nat & Stu - Where's My Passport

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If I only had one day in Reykjavík, Iceland I would…

If I only had one day in Reykjavík, Iceland I would…

What should I do if I only had one day in Iceland? Tiny Iceland would do this; Starting the day at a local coffee house is great. We recommend one of the oldest coffee house in Reykjavík, it’s a small and cozy café, Tíu Dropar, located at Laugavegur (Reykjavik’s main shopping street). After a good breakfast and some delicious coffee we would walk down Laugavegur street, take some photos at Hjartagarðurinn (The Heart Garden) and as well shopping some souvenir on the way... 

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A3. Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon in #Iceland where Tomb Raider was shot! Love this place! #JAchat pic.twitter.com/WdJlf3T7oW

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