Hi there, great to have you back! After traveling to Reykjanes and Sneaefellsnes we're moving forward to the Westfjords now. Unnoticed from tourism for many years this amazing part of Iceland gets more and more visitors. No surprise, this peninsula has a wonderful coastline with lots of fjords surrounded by hills and mountains. One of the many highlights this land of fire and ice has to offer. But be warned: better bring some time with you, don't hurry, you will drive mainly on gravel roads. Which is o.k. because you will have to stop the car many times to take tons of pictures:
Best weather and a wonderful panorama, one of the many fjords.
The West Fjords are mountainous, be prepared to see some snow in June.
A waterfall (Dynjandi) pouring in a river that leads into a fjord (Arnafjordur) surrounded by hills - can't get much better.
This is the impressive Dynjandi waterfall, looks great in black and white.
Driving Gravel RoadsMountain pass in the Westfjords Traveling on a gravel road over a snow-covered mountain pass in June: welcome to Iceland!
Looking for some shadow: cute sheep taking a break.
Hrafnseyri Kirkja, lovely white and red church surrounded by green grass and snow-covered mountains.
No, this is not the beach of a Caribbean Island - it's Iceland. Really. Trust me. You will see such beautiful golden beaches when traveling through the Westfjords.
Puffins. The cutest birds on the whole earth. At least I think so :-)
"There is a ship" she said as we are driving along the coast. "And it is on the shore". Of course we had to stop. Again. And take some pictures. Again. This is Gardar BA 64, a ship wreck that got a fresh painting not too long ago.
With this dream in blue and white we are leaving the Westfjords. But don't be sad, in two weeks I will show you the beauty of North Iceland. Stay tuned.
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