22th July – 6th August 2016
Iceland is known as the ice and fire land. And so it is. Everywhere you go you’ll find volcanos fumes and fumaroles, tongues of glaciers, drifting icebergs in lagoons or towering cliffs inhabited by puffins. Definitely, landscapes that will make you speechless.
We are very adventurous and nature lovers, and for us this place is one of the most thrilling destinations.
Iceland is at the Northeast end of Europe, it has a little more than 300 000 inhabitants and an area of about 100 000 km². Iceland is placed at the mid-Atlantic ridge, so it’s a country with a high volcanic and geological activity, and this can be observed with the naked eye in its landscape. The inlands are on a plateau with deserts, mountains, glaciers and glacier rivers flowing towards the sea. It’s said that thanks to the Gulf Stream, the weather is mild compared with its latitude and this provides a habitable environment… With this I understand that they refer in winter it’s usually not under -5º.
The official language is the Icelandic, impossible to understand. The good thing from the language is that it’s normally pronounced as it’s written. … Ir al post