Why Iceland should be your next destination

 
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Iceland; A photographer's dream. Mesmerising views, awe-inspiring places and breathtaking adventures. Don't believe me? Just take a look... 

6 days, more than 10 locations #island2iceland

6 days, more than 10 locations #island2iceland

But before you do, let me begin this visual adventure by telling you a little bit about a project called #Island2Iceland

11 islanders joined forces about three months ago thanks to this adventurous soul Diary Wings. With her incredible organisational skills and passion for travelling, Katerina's mission was to bring together 10 passionate travellers, strangers to one another and experience the land of fire and ice. 

6 days in Iceland and 10 locations later we climbed glaciers, explored the biggest lava field in the world, witnessed the magic light show that is the Aurora Borealis, relaxed in the Blue Lagoon and discovered an ice cave that will be gone by next week. 

The name itself creates an image of a place imposed by ice formations and sparkling glaciers. While that may often be the case, Iceland is a land of mystery, natural wonders and enchanting formations. So pack your bag packs and get ready to be wowed by this stunning island called Iceland. 

1. They have the best waterfalls.

Gullfoss, Iceland's most famous waterfall

Gullfoss, Iceland's most famous waterfall

2. You might even spot a rainbow or two.

Seljalandsfoss

Seljalandsfoss

3. Even more waterfalls with insane natural rock formations.

Svartifoss is a waterfall in Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park. The columnar basalts have inspired the architecture of many buildings in Reykjavik like the Hallgrímskirkja church. 

Svartifoss is a waterfall in Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park. The columnar basalts have inspired the architecture of many buildings in Reykjavik like the Hallgrímskirkja church. 

4. Game of Thrones fans get ready to walk on John Snow's steps.

Þingvellir national park (Thingvellir)

Þingvellir national park (Thingvellir)

5. Be amazed by the great Geysir which explodes every 7 minutes. 

Geysir: The Icelandic geothermal field

Geysir: The Icelandic geothermal field

6. Did I mention about the wildlife? Icelandic horses roam freely across the country.

Icelandic horses are smaller in size and visitors often mistake them with ponies.  Tip : Avoid conflict with locals by referring to them as ponies. 

Icelandic horses are smaller in size and visitors often mistake them with ponies. Tip: Avoid conflict with locals by referring to them as ponies. 

7. More wildlife...

A local raven and its partner were following us and peeking for food during our hike on the glacier. 

A local raven and its partner were following us and peeking for food during our hike on the glacier. 

8. Get lost in the vastness of Iceland.

Jökulsarlón glacier lagoon

Jökulsarlón glacier lagoon

9. But don't forget to take a moment to appreciate the beauty of its nature.

Sitting on the edge of a cliff may not have been the best idea, but it certainly was a great capture.

Sitting on the edge of a cliff may not have been the best idea, but it certainly was a great capture.

10. Iceland is a photographer's paradise.

These natural blue icebergs blew me away. During the summer months the sun shines on them causing a glimmering and sparkling show.

These natural blue icebergs blew me away. During the summer months the sun shines on them causing a glimmering and sparkling show.

11. Chase the most spectacular sunset

Somewhere on the South coast of Iceland

Somewhere on the South coast of Iceland

12. And get dreamy before you go hunting for the following reason.

Living pure and authentically 

Living pure and authentically 

13. Simply the Northern Lights.

The best months to see the Northern Lights are between October-April

The best months to see the Northern Lights are between October-April

14. Take a mandatory air pose

15. And don't forget that good company always makes an adventure more special. Thank you DWSquad 

Follow our trip on social media using the hashtags: #dwsquad #island2iceland #lavidalocal