Day 11 – Chilling in the Westfjords with Horses and Seals

We woke up to the best breakfast spread we've had this trip - and that includes hotel buffets that we've been to. It was a homemade spread kindly offered by our hosts, with smoked salmon, smoked lamb, bread, cheeses, fruits platter, yogurt etc. Basically, anything anyone could have asked for! You'll be surprised how proper …

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Day 8 – Fishing in Sauðárkrókur and the Northern lights

We rose bright and early this morning, ready to take on the road once again. It was going to be a long drive to the West Fjords, and we were looking forward to the dramatic scenery on the road, that is, until we looked at the Northern Lights forecast. Locals will always tell you the chances …

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Day 7 – Goðafoss and Horse riding in Sauðárkrókur

After an evening of random tv and early sleep, we were all ready for Day 7. It was a good day, bright and sunny as we headed off to our first stop; Goðafoss, one of the most historic waterfalls in Iceland! Goðafoss is known as the "Waterfall of the Gods". How did this name come about? Legend has …

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