Rauðibotn — the red crater with the green ground
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This beautiful crater near the Hólmsá ford on the F210 can be reached on a short hike. However, you have to climb quite steeply to get this view of the crater, the upper stream of Hólmsá and the Mýrdalsjökull glacier … read more or write a comment …

Black and green Highlands (Pano)
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The view of the mossy river valley from the ground perspective in contrast to the previous drone perspective. I really wanted to have the erosion gullies on the sides of the black desert in the picture and thus give the … read more or write a comment …

Black and green Highlands
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I had already seen lava and moss two years earlier. Since then I wanted to go here with the drone to get an overview of the mossy river course. The mountains here are the only green area in the landscape … read more or write a comment …

Iceland Highlands — at Sunshine!
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The sky had been mostly cloudy so far, but when we arrived here, the clouds broke for half an hour. The southern highlands lay before us in glorious clarity, mountain ranges stretching across the landscape, rivers and lakes in the … read more or write a comment …

Alone in a Highland Valley
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A river winds undisturbed through the highland valley. We are alone on the road and drive over 30 km through this landscape. The F‑road is repeatedly interrupted by the course of the river, so that we are often invited to … read more or write a comment …

Through thick layers of ash
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On the way through the southern highlands, you hop from one valley to the next, so to speak. Almost always the valley floors are covered with moss, but always crossed by river courses. Since the entire Icelandic highlands were created by … read more or write a comment …

Rhyolite valleys
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A landscape full of rhyolite valleys and a small river winding through the middle. Isn’t it great what views a drone can capture? I’ve enjoyed this many times in the lonely areas of the Icelandic Highlands. Again and again you … read more or write a comment …

Fumaroles, Moss & Rhyolite
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I had been to this geothermal area once before in 2021, but in completely different conditions. At that time it had rained for days and even on that day the clouds were still so low that nothing could be seen … read more or write a comment …

Ljótipollur
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We visited the explosion crater of Ljótipollur on our way out of the Icelandic highlands. Fascinating is the color contrast between the red crater walls and the old volcanic vent, which is covered with moss in a corner of the … read more or write a comment …

Salt liquorice and cotton candy?
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This day was supposed to be completely in the rain, but exciting motifs were still there. So this ridge, whose summit region was covered in moss and had jet-black scree slopes. Small pebbles were everywhere on the slope, so it … read more or write a comment …

Lava & Moss
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This is one of my most impressive moss pictures from Iceland. The whole day it was raining fine and again it was appropriate to look down more than into the gray sky. Here close to the riverbed the moss is … read more or write a comment …

Below Mýrdalsjökull
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Layers of ash, moss and in the background the ice of Mýrdalsjökull! The view into the river valley was simply breathtakingly beautiful. The black steep wall on the left, which makes various layers of ash visible and simply swallowed any … read more or write a comment …

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