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Thórsmörk – The fabled valley

Thórsmörk – The fabled valley

The fabled valley of Þórsmörk is the stuff of fairytales and epic sagas. Nestled behind Eyjafjallajökull in the land of the gods, this valley is so beautiful that it almost seems unreal. It’s full of folded valleys and convoluted gorges, glaciers with volcanoes underneath and bizarrely shaped mountains, sculpted by volcanic forces, intricate rivers and giant glacial floods coming out of Eyjafjallajökull and Katla (underneath Mýrdalsjökul). You have to see it for yourself to believe it’s real.

The coastal track to Stórhöfði – Puffin colony and geological beach

The coastal track to Stórhöfði – Puffin colony and geological beach

Stórhöfði is the southernmost point on the island of Heimaey and home to one of the biggest puffin breeding colonies in the world. The abundance of puffins in the summer months has people flocking to the island to see these striking birds with their brightly coloured beaks and funny aeronautical antics. You can spot puffins at various places around the island.

Most popular stories across all pages – An overview

Most popular stories across all pages – An overview

More to explore! An overview of the most popular stories by Wilderness Coffee & Natural High across all pages and social media outlets. Beautiful & inspiring places that induce a natural high – a blissful state of mind that comes from immersing oneself into nature.

Kerlingarfjöll – Steaming valleys and surreal landscapes

Kerlingarfjöll – Steaming valleys and surreal landscapes

Hveradalir in the Kerlingarfjöll mountains is something out of this world. Breathtaking views unfold into a steaming valley padded with snow fields clinging to the slopes, and shapes and colours so magnificient that you wonder if it’s even real. It’s like you’ve stepped into a surrealistic painting.

Island hopping on the Aeolian Islands

Island hopping on the Aeolian Islands

The Aeolian Islands in south Italy are the stuff of legends and a geological paradise. Stromboli, famous for its fountain eruptions, and Vulcano, namegiver to eruptive mountains. The islands can be easily hopped individually, with regular ferries going to Stromboli, Lipari and Vulcano from Naples or Milazzo on Sicily.

Vestmannaeyjar walking tracks – The best walks on Heimaey

Vestmannaeyjar walking tracks – The best walks on Heimaey

An overview of the 7 best walking tracks around Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar. With its incredible density of spectacular sights and features, this stunning island just off the south coast is a must-see if you’re visiting Iceland.

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