Postcards from Iceland; Favourite Destinations Photo Series

Iceland, the Land of Fire and Ice is one of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet. Having read numerous posts and articles about the geothermal island I have yet to find a negative post. All visitors seem fond of it and almost every intrepid traveller has an ambition to spend some time on Iceland. The main island which is …

Waterfalls – photo essay tribute to cascades

Waterfalls, falls, cascade, chute, cataract, flume and even rapids are all names we use to describe when a volume of water drops from one level to another during the course of a rivers journey from source to sea. The subject for Twitter’s regular photo sharing hashtag #FriFotos is waterfalls and undoubtedly it will be a pictorial tribute to the mightiest …

Postcard from wild Iceland

The landscape of Iceland epitomises wild, much of the country has been shaped by volcanoes and glaciers and is largely untamed. It has spectacular scenery which is almost lunar in it’s ruggedness, with laval rock formations, huge chasms, powerful glaciers and large inland lakes. Þingvellir is truly a meeting point for the Clash of the Titans, two of the tetonic …

Iceland – The Golden Circle; Tour of Tours

Excursion diversion One of Iceland’s most popular attractions is actually three; ‘The Golden Circle’ tour takes in several of the islands most scenic and well-known landmarks. Excursions are popular and several companies are available that offer this tour. Most people who only do one tour usually end up opting for this one. It requires an early start, setting out from …