At the edge. The farm Gröf and its church in the Skaftártunga region of south Iceland are the gateway to the Highlands. Past this point is the beginning of the wild and lonely Nyrðra-Fjallabak (meaning “North-Behind-the-mountains”) route.
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The back of beyond. Shaped like a goose head, the Langanes peninsula in northeast Iceland truly feels like the edge of the world. A rough dirt route skirts its northern periphery all the way to its tip to the lighthouse Fontur. An astonishing array of bird life is found here in the summer, including one […]