Black Sand Beach: The Wild Beauty of Reynisfjara
Iceland’s south is home to one of the most beautiful coast lines our planet has to offer beyond the South Seas. Reynisfjara, also called Back Sand Beach reveals wildly romantic, though not entirely harmless nature.
Crash-landing on Iceland: Aircraft wreck in lava sand
On the south coast of Iceland you will find one of the few sights that is not natural. In the black sand of Sólheimasandur, the wreck of a DC-3 Dakota aircraft provides spectacular and dramatic perspectives.
Volcanic System Krafla: Heart of Myvatn Region
Krafla is considered to be the clock generator and curator of the Myvatn region. The active volcanic system characterises the rugged north-east of Iceland like no other and provides bizarre and multi-faceted landscape formations.
Surreal: Geothermal area Namafjall Hverir
Just a stone’s throw away from the tranquil Lake Myvatn, the door opens to a surreal world. In the Georhermal region of Namafjall Hverir, probably Iceland’s most impressive solfatar field, volcanic activity is at hand.
Dettifoss Waterfall: Iceland’s powerful giant
In the north-east of the country Iceland’s powerhouse rages: “The falling waterfall” or better known as Dettifoss. It is regarded as the most powerful waterfall in Europe. If you stand in front of it, you’ll quickly see why!
Iceland’s icy pearl: Glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón
In the southeast of the island, Iceland hides it’s crown jewels: The glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón and the nearby Diamond Beach. Its bright colours seem almost unreal and reveal the creative power of nature.
In service of culture: The elf researcher
Actually, Icelanders have both feet firmly on the ground in the 21st century. Nevertheless, they have an extraordinary connection to the supernatural. More than half the population believes in elves and other hidden beings. One of them is elf researcher Magnus Skarphédinsson.