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May 23, 2016

We are immediately drawn to the fairyland feel that Vík emulates. It is here that we go beyond the Ring Road to explore the wet terrain of the Black Sand Beach, before moving onward to Kirkjubæjarklaustur.

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May 22, 2016

We follow the coordinates 63°31′47″N 19°30′50″W, which brings us alongside the Skóga River in the south of Iceland. Legend has it that treasure lies behind the Skógafoss waterfall, but we see priceless value in its view.

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May 21, 2016

We answer Iceland’s 15-minute weather changes with Terrain Response, making sure we put Hellisheiði Pass’s lava plateau to the test.

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May 20, 2016

Upon reaching Gunnuhver’s steam vents on the southwest part of Reykjanes, we reflect on the meaning of this journey and what lies ahead.

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May 19, 2016

Iceland’s main highway, the Ring Road, carries us onward toward the Gunnuhver steam vents. There we hope to find a preview of what will make this journey last a lifetime.

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May 18, 2016

A fishing town at the Southern Peninsula, by the name of Grindavík, welcomes us with clear skies once we arrive. When in unfamiliar territory, it’s best to just open up and absorb our surroundings.