View Post

Visit Borgarfjordur

In Blog by admin42

Borgarfjörður is a fjord in the west of Iceland near the town of Borgarnes. Although the waters of Borgarfjörður appear calm, the fjord has significant undercurrents and shallows. The many flat islands lying in the fjord are for the most part uninhabited. Near Borgarnes, the hring road / main road passes over Borgarfjardarbridge, a bridge of 0.5 km in length at the inland portion of the fjord. The land …

View Post

View of Kirkjufell

In Blog by admin42

The majestic mountain Kirkjufell at Snæfellsnes peninsula Iceland, in English called “Church Mountain” – probably given that name because of the shape and form and similarity to church. Kirkjufell is a 463m high mountain on the north coast Snæfellsnes peninsula, near the town of Grundarfjörður. The mountain and it’s surrounding is my favourite photo location in Iceland. Every time I visit the mountain …

View Post

The rock Hvitserkur

In Blog by admin42

On Vatnsnes peninsula in North-West Iceland just off shore stands the majestic Hvitserkur, a 15 meter’s high monolith or seastack. It looks like an animal of some sort, an elephant or a rhino – or even a dinosaurs drinking. Sea ravens and fulmars live on Hvitserkur The legend goes that Hvitserkur is a petrified troll. The troll lived in Strandir …