Last Day Riding, until next time Iceland!

In my mind I was prepared to make the last day a “road riding” day. However, there are just too many cheeky hidden trails that connect everywhere, and they’re just too good to pass up. So actually this was a day where asphalt was punctuated by some pretty good trail riding, again. Read More…

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Geysers, waterfalls, hot pots, and F35

It’s time to meet back up with the French lads because we’re heading out on the same route, at the same time, from the same place, Thingvellir. Also there are two tourist spots to see on the way to start the route along F35. Which runs from south to north through Iceland’s interior. It’s set to be another good day. Read More…

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Riding & Diving Silfra, Thingvellir National Park

Þingvellir (Thingvellir) – literally means “Parliament Plains”. The Alþing general assembly was established around 930 and continued to convene there until 1798. Major events in the history of Iceland have taken place at Þingvellir. And therefore the place is held in high esteem. The Silfra fissure in Þingvellir national park and is a crack between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Meaning that you dive between the continental plates which drift apart about 2cm per year. The underwater visibility in the Silfra fissure is over 100 meters, which creates a unique underwater experience. Read More…

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An Introduction to Icelandic Trail Riding

The ride from Seydisfjordur to the first night’s campsite was incredible, and as soon as I had left Seydisfjordur the weather turned to sunshine. The riding was mostly road riding with a short trail here and there. But wow the scenery was outrageous, just epic, and the massive landscape seemed to change around every corner (something that would keep happening for the entire trip). Read More…

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