Seydisfjordur

  • Road Tripping Through Iceland

    Road Tripping Through Iceland

    This past July, 2010, I explored Iceland with my Finnish friend Sari Laukka. We rented a car in Iceland’s capital Reykjavik, and drove a complete lap around the country on Route 1. Route 1 is the only road that circumnavigates the entire country, and passes through an incredible amount of different terrain. Overall, the trip…

  • Iceland Day Six – Seydisfjordur to Skaftafell

    Iceland Day Six – Seydisfjordur to Skaftafell

    Today was our big East Iceland to South Iceland transit day, and we spent a significant portion of it on Route Once winding through foggy East fjords. We woke up at the beautiful campground in picturesque Seyðisfjörður, made a quick pit stop at the local supermarket for breakfast, and then hit the road. This South-Eastern…

  • Iceland Day Five – Myvatn to Seydisfjordur

    Iceland Day Five – Myvatn to Seydisfjordur

    Today we woke up bright and early in the small lakeside town of Reykjahlíð, surrounded by the apocalyptic volcanic landscape of the Myvatn region. The entire area surrounding Myvatn Lake is bubbling with volcanic activity, and remains very active to this day. It sits on top of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, and had a landscape unlike…