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Follow us on our winter roadtrip through Iceland!
This one was truly a wild ride! We spent two weeks exploring Iceland in March, driving through raging blizzards, swimming in glacial water, and marveling at unfathomably blue ice. This trip allowed us to experience Iceland from many different perspectives - and made us hungry for more!

Thank you:
A big THANK YOU goes to everyone who supported us on this trip, especially Katarzyna Maria Dygul from Business Iceland, Bjarni Freyr and Pálína Georgsdóttir from ISAK 4x4 Rentals, Óskar Vignisson from Visit Vatnajökull, Guný Lára Jónsdóttir from Atlantsflug, Helen María Björnsdóttir from Local Guide of Vatnajökull, the team of Blue Lagoon, and Alisa Silveira of BZ-COMM. Another thank you goes to Stephen Wright who captured some cool shots of us driving through a big puddle. And a very special thank you goes to Þórdís Pétursdóttir who helped us with the correct pronunciation of all Icelandic names (I may have gone overboard on Strokkur).

Key Stats:
Duration of trip: 14 days
Distance driven: 2400 km
Time of year: March
Region: Western and Southern Iceland, including Snæfellsnes, the Golden Circle, Vatnajökull National Park, and Reykjanes
Total cost: Roughly 7500 Euro (Flight 700 Euro, Car Rental 2300 Euro, Fuel 550 Euro, Parking 27 Euro, Accommodation 2130 Euro, Scenic Flight 400 Euro, Snorkeling 220 euro, Blue Lagoon 160 euro, Glacier Hike 430 euro, Food & Drink 600+ Euro)
Kia Duster spotted: 347

ISAK 4x4 Rental -
Glacier Hike:
Blue Lagoon:

Esjan Bus: (Charming, but thin walls. Best booked together with family/friends)
Arnarstapi: (Cannot recommend it in winter, no heating in the bathroom, and the shower was only warm for one minute)
Dís Cottages: (Can fully recommend, amazing view)
Blue Cabin: (Fairly spacious and nice hot tub!)
Umi Hotel:
Magma Hotel: (Highly recommended! Our favorite.)
Skaftafell Hotel: (Great access to a nearby glacier!)
Afternoon Cottages: (Very cozy)
Northern Lights Inn:
Airport Hotel: (Surprisingly good, and very convenient)

Full Disclosure:
This trip was partially sponsored by the above-mentioned local partners. We did not receive any additional payment for the production of our documentary, however. All accommodation, fuel, and food were paid for by ourselves. All opinions are our own.

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00:00 Intro
01:00 Arriving in Iceland
01:30 Reykjavik
02:25 First night in school bus
03:13 Starting our road trip
03:45 Hvalfjörur
04:17 Glymur
05:22 Heading to Snæfellsnes
07:15 Ytri Tunga
08:00 Búakirkja
08:25 Arnarstapi
10:12 Heading into a blizzard
11:23 Snæfellsjökull National Park
12:18 Kirkjufell
13:45 Exploring Snæfellsnes
15:30 Stykkishólmur
15:53 Icelandic Horses
16:44 Icelandic road conditions on
17:44 Harbour Seals
18:40 Slushy snow makes for dangerous driving
19:47 Haukadalur and its Geysir
22:04 Gullfoss
22:48 Golden Circle driving
24:04 Þjórsá & Hjálparfoss
24:49 Urriafoss
25:14 Hot tub
25:37 Snorkeling in Silfra Fissure
29:30 Thingvellir
31:05 Seljalandsfoss
32:58 Skógafoss
33:30 Kvernufoss
34:37 Southern coast
35:27 Reynisfjara black sand beach
36:43 Basalt columns at Reynisfjara
37:45 Skool Beans Cafe
38:05 Polar Fox & Ptarmigan
38:40 River patterns
38:57 Magma Hotel
39:25 Moss-covered lava field
40:36 Fjarárgljúfur
41:28 Skaftafell
42:32 Scenic Glacier Flight with Atlantsflug
45:12 Vatnajökull National Park
46:20 Jókulsárlón
47:15 Diamond Beach
47:43 Northern Lights
48:48 Glacier Hike with Local Guide
51:05 Blue glacier ice
52:30 Hiking on the glacier
53:36 Ice cave
54:23 Reindeer
54:55 Heading west and sideways rain
55:55 4x4 on Reykjanes
57:05 Strandarkirkja & seals
57:47 Seltún
58:10 Eldfell/Fagradalsfjall - Iceland's youngest volcano
59:45 Blue Lagoon
60:58 Outro