Kirkjufell mountain in the west of Iceland was already said to be the most photographed landmark in Iceland – I’d say that’s certainly undoubtedly the case now, since it made a cameo in Game of Thrones. While the mountain is easy to reach by car, there are few things to know beforehand in order to capture the true majesty of the mountain.
Depending on how you’re getting to the Lofoten Islands, you may have a stopover in Bodø. While the quaint coastal city is mostly a way station en route to the well known archipelago, if you have some time and have a means of transportation I would highly recommend heading 10 kilometers south to the Saltstraumen […]
Like most hotspots on the Lofoten, Kvalvika Beach is not exactly a breeze to get to, having said that the double beach is arguably the most spectacular, so it’s worth the hike – check out a short video and a photographs of Kvalvika Beach.
Bunes Beach, along with Kvalvika and Horseid Beaches, belong to the main attractions on the Lofoten Islands. Bunes Beach is harder to reach and will require taking a ferry from Reine to Vindstad, from there it is a manageable trek along the fjord.
The small fishing village on the island of Moskenesøya, Hamnøy is the quintessential Lofoten spot replete with Rorbuer, mirror-like water and a beautiful mountain backdrop. Follow the link to see more of Hamnøy.
The art installation “Skalar – Reflections on Light and Sound” ran from the 27th of January to the 25th of February in Kraftwerk Berlin. Light artist Christopher Bauder and musician Kangding Ray truly tailored an amazing immersive experience to the former power station.
The ‘Lost in Amsterdam’ title image is somewhat fitting, as I often got a bit turned around in a light, slightly-panicked jog, trying to catch what colour the faint sunlight could provide. I needn’t have worried, it’s not as if Amsterdam shuts up shop and goes dark in the evening.
Reykjavik is northernmost capital in the world, however due to its “sub-polar oceanic climate” it is only the fifth coldest capital, on average. Walking around the city you wouldn’t guess you’re so far north, the city is colorful and the people are so warm you might think you’re closer to the equator than the arctic.