19 Apr Iceland – Nordic Nirvana
Welcome to Iceland
Iceland, known as the Land of “Fire and Ice” or the Land of “Light and Darkness, is a Nordic island country located in the North Atlantic Ocean. With its dramatic landscapes, including volcanoes, glaciers, hot springs, and waterfalls, Iceland is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. The country offers a unique blend of natural wonders, such as the stunning Northern Lights, geothermal pools like the Blue Lagoon, and vast lava fields that showcase its volcanic origins. Iceland is also home to vibrant cities like Reykjavik, where visitors can experience a thriving cultural scene, modern architecture, and a rich history rooted in Viking heritage.
However, the ongoing climate change crisis has brought about a profound transformation, as the ice melts and reveals a greener land. While this shift in scenery may appear magnificent, it also serves as a sobering reminder of the alarming reality of global warming.
How To Get There
Keflavík International Airport, Iceland.
Flying time from New York to Reykjavik with Icelandair is approx. 5.45mins
Reykjavík is the capital of Iceland and is among the cleanest, greenest and safest cities in the world and surprisingly is also the only capital city in the world that is home to a puffin colony.
Lava fields at ‘Skaftareldahraun‘ is an extraordinary sight to be appreciated. Here the landscape changes almost endlessly with rolling small hills made of round lava boulders covered in green moss.
With breathtaking views of snow-covered volcanoes, mountains and ice fields, beautiful rugged peninsulas, soaring coastal cliffs, centuries-old volcanic glaciers and idyllic waterfalls, Iceland is a once in a lifetime travel dream, known for its stunning natural beauty with landscapes, nothing short of ‘mystical’.
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