Mývatn Nature Baths

It’s lunchtime on my thirtieth birthday and I am scurrying down wet slippery wooden steps in a cloud of sulphur, barefoot and shivering. Today I’m spending the afternoon in the Mývatn Nature Baths. The Nature Baths are the smaller, less famous cousin of the Blue Lagoon in the south west of Iceland, situated an hour… More Mývatn Nature Baths

The Volcano Adventures – Inside the Volcano: Þríhnúkagígur

I’ve talked recently about climbing a couple of volcanoes – Esja and Laki – and I’m not out of volcano adventures just yet. Today I’m going inside one. Þríhnúkagígur – that first Þ is a “th” and its name means “Three Peaks Crater” (Þríh – three, núka – peaks, gígur – crater) – is a dormant or extinct volcano… More The Volcano Adventures – Inside the Volcano: Þríhnúkagígur