Fire and Iceland
Volcanoes, glaciers, icebergs, waterfalls, Aurora Borealis
Peace and quiet, wildlife, sea life, black sand, clean water, good food, challenging roads, spectacular views, changeable weather
Over 1000 photos, assorted facts, and quite a lot of opinions about Iceland, created by a British tourist who's been there for a total of 71 days. What's not to like?
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Take the Icelandic Pledge.

Hve blásnautt er hjarta sem einskis saknar.
How destitute is a heart that misses nothing.
Einar Benediktsson (1864-1940)

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Icelandic pronunciations from Forvo by
addihetja, alexandrayr, Almar, armannbern, aus11, bjarkibjarki, bjartursteingrims, dagurb, Elin, evarun, gbergur, goli77, Gudrun,
guttyxx, hlodver, jonjonson, kongurlo, MrMe, olfine, Petur75, Prandelli27, ragnaror, ret001, Sindrijo, Snaedis, Steinninn, Villi, wertxi, and whyking.

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None are exhaustive lists and all are provided solely for your enjoyment, and for ours.
GPS coordinates provided are not exact. Should you wish to visit, these ought to get you to the immediate area but no guarantees.
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