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Short walks in Iceland (not the shop)

Short walks in Iceland (not the shop)


by HalfManHalfTitanium » Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:43 am

Date walked: 14/08/2019

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Re: Short walks in Iceland (not the shop)

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:41 pm

mrssanta wrote:that was absolutely stunning!


Thanks! I enjoyed your reports of Norway - some great photos!

Tim
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Re: Short walks in Iceland (not the shop)

Postby litljortindan » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:29 pm

Grand.
I went a third of the way up Kirkjufjell before giving up through finding it too difficult. Later on found that folk have died there and the advice locally, not surprisingly, is to hire a guide.
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Re: Short walks in Iceland (not the shop)

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:04 pm

Mal Grey wrote:Really enjoyed that, having visited some of these places when I was a kid, but not having been back since I was 18.

The photos are stunning, really capture the place well, a set to be very happy with.


Thanks Mal Grey - great you have seen some of these places, it’s an extraordinary country. I think if I had seen it when young I would have pictured all kinds of legends and adventures in the amazing landscape.

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Re: Short walks in Iceland (not the shop)

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:19 am

litljortindan wrote:Grand.
I went a third of the way up Kirkjufjell before giving up through finding it too difficult. Later on found that folk have died there and the advice locally, not surprisingly, is to hire a guide.


Thanks Litljortindan!

Yes I recall looking at the steep path - then the rock steps - and thinking "not for me"!

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Re: Short walks in Iceland (not the shop)

Postby Hillbeback » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:08 pm

Hi Tim,

Just happened to have a look at the walk reports outside Scotland and came across your excellent report. :clap: Fabulous photos too. Are you still heading up to Scotland in October. If you are then hopefully we can meet up for a walk.

Moira :D
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Re: Short walks in Iceland (not the shop)

Postby EmmaKTunskeen » Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:49 am

Looks like a superb trip, and thank you for such a tantalising collection of great photos (including brilliant ones of the redwings without a 'proper' camera, but very much with a heck of a 'proper' eye as ever). I did walk in the hills, on the Laugavegur trail, at the end of August, and snorkelled between the tectonic plates, so didn't have time to explore even more. Really wanted to head north west, as well as the quieter places you went to - so it's such a joy to be transported there and so informatively and engagingly. The craters,waterfalls, coastline, the precious icebergs. Just so extraordinarily tempting and evocative! Really lovely report :clap:
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