Skógar is a very small town in the south of Iceland and it is most famous for its’ waterfall, the Skógafoss, one of the largest in Iceland. The waterfall is where the cliff of the former coastline used to be. Some visitors come here to just look at the waterfall and continue along the ring… Continue reading Skógar & Vík, Iceland
Christian & I hiked the Laugavegur (day one & two) and planned on continuing our hike on the Fimmvörðuháls to almost the southern coast of Iceland in Skógar. The Fimmvörðuháls trail is 22km (14mi) long and follows the mountain pass between the glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull. We spent a rest day in Þórsmörk before starting… Continue reading Fimmvörðuháls Trail
We completed the Laugavegur hike one day earlier than planned (day one & two), so we were at the Skagfjörðsskáli hut in Langidalur, Þórsmörk. Instead of continuing on with the Fimmvörðuháls trail, which would take us to Skógar, we decided to make it a rest day and enjoy Þórsmörk (Thorsmork, named after the Norse god,… Continue reading Þórsmörk, Iceland
I left off with us in our tent by the Álftavatn hut and it was windy night. I thought our tent was going to collapse or rip apart from the wind. We had staked out our tent & placed heavy rocks over each stake but the wind kept blowing so hard, that the side wall… Continue reading Laugavegur Hike-Day 2
I mentioned on Monday that we were headed to Iceland to hike the Laugavegur trail. It is a 55km (34 mi) hiking route in southwest Iceland from Landmannalaugar (northern starting point) to Þórsmörk (southern end). The trail is best hiked during the summer, so around the end of June to the end of August. The… Continue reading Laugavegur Hike-Day 1
Before Christian and I arrived in Orlando for our week at Disney World and Universal Studios, we were in Iceland for a week. We took advantage of Icelandair’s stopover program, which allows passengers to spend up to seven nights in Iceland before moving on to your next destination. Our plan was to hike the Laugavegur,… Continue reading Iceland
I am sure you thought I was done sharing about our trip to Disney World back in September. I left out a pretty big event that occurred while we were there. I wasn’t sure if I was allowed to share but then I guess my brother got around to reading my blog posts yesterday and… Continue reading A Disney Engagement!