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Milky Way in Iceland

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From September when the nights get dark you can look for the Milky Way galaxy and try to capture it with your camera. Photographing the milky way is a good option when the northern lights are not visual or very weak. You need to have a dark night, no moon, clear sky and good distance from all light pollution from …

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Visit Borgarfjordur

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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 …

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The rock Hvitserkur

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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 …