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  • Extreme hiking in Iceland: the Laugavegur trail

    Extreme hiking in Iceland: the Laugavegur trail

    July 12th, 2013David Leffman
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    In an adventure only for the bravest hikers, David Leffman tackles the rhyolite hills, black sand deserts and the icy glacier caps of the 55km trail from Landmannalaugar to Skógar. Whiteout. Five hours into a five-day hike and I was already stuck in a blizzard, barely able to see my feet through the stinging wind-driven…

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  • Iceland: top 10 hot pools to take a dip

    Iceland: top 10 hot pools to take a dip

    July 4th, 2013David Leffman
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    The Icelandic tradition of bathing outdoors in volcanically heated pools dates right back to Viking times. A few of these old pools survive today – often sited in spectacular locations – whilst almost all settlements, however tiny, have installed geothermally-heated swimming pools with accompanying hot tubs. It’s probably not how you planned spending time in…

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