Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

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Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

On the morning before we went to the village of Wick - the southernmost point of Iceland. It is home to only 500 people, but nevertheless, it is the largest settlement in a radius of 70 kilometers.

On the way to the village we saw an abandoned American plane ...

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

to slow down the strange sign with a picture of a snowmobile and keys. Does anyone know what it could mean?

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

to make a stop to rest and watch the sunrise. Until all the walking, I took off a little:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

We were shown the local landmark - the Douglas DC-3 "Dakota". This aircraft crashed in 1973 because of bad weather at the foot of the famous volcano Eyjafjallajökull, which erupted in 2010 has paralyzed European air traffic line.

They say that for a long time, the plane was completely intact, while the Icelandic farmers have not dismantled it for their household needs:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

are still visible inscription UNITED STATES NAVY:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Inside the emptiness and devastation, the bottom littered with black volcanic sand:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Then the sun came out and dull landscape was transformed:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

We have a little poprikalyvatsya and trade dress depicted S7 aircraft silhouettes:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

This beksteydzh previous frame - I was probably five minutes was setting characters. It was not easy, because each of them used to lead, not to obey:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

After that we continued our way in Vic:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Soon we arrived at the place, and the first thing that you saw - Fingers troll. This is somewhat basalt rocks protruding from the water, and got its name from the legends about monsters that sank ships:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

The beach with volcanic black sand:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

The sun hid behind the clouds, and it was a little gloomy:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Then the guys offered to bring a little fun into the frame and began to photograph in the jump:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

We decided to go up to the plateau and see the countryside and the coast:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

From "Troll Fingers" really look like a troll fingers.

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

In addition, excellent views of the village:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Another attraction - the 120-meter-high promontory Dirhoulaey that ends unusual arches. Cape is considered the most southern point of mainland Iceland:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Suddenly beside me croaked the crow. I'm generally not a superstitious man, but then decided without the need to stay away from the edge (each year some tourists fall down due to the collapse of the edge of the plateau).

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

The last point in our journey around Iceland became cold glacier on the mountain and warm thermal pool. In my view, this contrast perfectly characterizes changeable property of Iceland and the richness of its natural ...

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

So, we climbed the plateau and looked at the south coast with a bird's eye view:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

In every corner of Iceland offers a unique new form:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

The top of the mountain is hidden in the clouds:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

On the descent stopped to make a few shots of the village:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Lodges along the road. Very cozy and beautiful place:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Lovely cemetery with churches:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Then we went to the Glacier Myrdaljokull (I'm afraid to imagine how it is written in Russian). On the way, I make a frame to capture the contrast between the faded grass below and the snow on the slope:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Rise:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Then the road ended and we went over the snow:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

The top of the glacier bristled as the hedgehog:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

As a result, we reached the plateau to admire the beauty and descended the slope:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

The last point for today became Seljalandsfoss - a picturesque and very famous waterfall in Iceland:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

In summer, it looks much better, so we decided to again add beauty to the frame Tandem jumping:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

And in the evening was a gala dinner in the Scandinavian style: Vikings, grilled meat and all that:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

At some point, it seemed that the animators have lost touch with reality and began to beat each other in reality. One girl was dragging another five meters on the floor by the hair:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

After that, the singer spoke Icelandic Eyþór Ingi Gunnlaugsson, a song that will represent at Eurovision 2013. I like:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

The surprise was the performance of the group alt-J. The guys are very well-known, have been nominated for three Brit Awards:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

Unfortunately, the room was almost completely dark and eerie neon lights. Most of the pictures to get toned:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

The next day we went to Reykjavik and went to the "Blue Lagoon" - known geothermal outdoor swimming pool, one of the symbols of Iceland:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

The water of these springs has a complex mineral composition and a constant temperature all year round 40 degrees:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

In the locker room to change clothes, go outside, you leave a bathrobe and go down to the pool. Water is on the verge of comfort:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

In the field, over which is particularly strong rises pairs, hang signs that warn of excessively hot water:

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon

After that, we took a bus and went to the airport. On this our journey is over!

Iceland off-road - the southernmost point of the glacier and the lagoon