Category: Iceland

Hiking the Volcanoes of Iceland

The blackout curtains in the hotel room did their job, and when I pulled back the shade around 10pm, a solid brick of bright sunlight pierced the pane of thick glass. After a long day of traveling, my body, refreshed by a quick nap after check-in, wanted to move. Luckily, I was in Iceland in …

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Kirkjufell In Icelandic, Kirkjufell translates to mean “Church Mountain.” It’s a picturesque little peak near Iceland’s famous Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall, and claimed to be Iceland’s most photographed mountain. Historically, Danish sailors visiting the area called it “The Sugar Top.” The Kirkjufell area is also a spectacular place for viewing the Aurora Borealis Northern Lights, which are …

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