Iceland – where do I begin? Landing in a full-blown snowstorm that only got worse was certainly one of the highlights. Also visiting the Blue Lagoon and spending some time in Reykjavik, the country’s capital, which I had already gotten to see in April (although buried under less snow then).
But perhaps one of the amazing highlights was an overnight tour I took throughout South Iceland. Seeing three different waterfalls and the black sand beach during our first day was simply amazing. Due to the snowstorm, lots of roads were blocked or not accessible, so I am still lucky to have seen these magnificent wonders of earth.
The coldest highlight was certainly the second day. A true off-road adventure to get to a 2000-year-old ice cave, in which we spent our afternoon. What a thrilling excitement!
Perhaps the Northern Lights were also one of the big highlights. They certainly were the main reason I even made this trip, as February is the most frequent time to see them.
Iceland, now where do I begin? Let’s see…