DAY 8 – TOUR 1 & DAY 2 – TOUR 2

Leaving the hot waterfall and heading towards kverkfjoll.

Remote Iceland village of Moorudalur, where we met a beautiful arctic fox cub.

Kreppa river – is a short tributary of the 206 kilometres long Jokulsa a Fjollum.  Flood water from Kverkfjokull.

Hvannalindir  – A hot spring area an oasis in the lava desert. Outlaw Eyvindur + harsh tempered wife Halla between 1774-1775 survived on dried horse meat and the n=bitter roots of the angelica.  He considered this to be one of the worst experiences of his 20 year son the run.  Ironically he received a full pardon after he returned from his 20 years on the run.

Odadahraun (pronounce older roon)  lava field half the size of Yorkshire 2600 square miles it is known as the desert of miss deads lives under the rain shadow of vatnajokull.

Kverkfjoll (nook mountains) last erupted in the fifteenth century.  It is classed as dormant at the moment it has a glacier that splits the mountain region north-south and can be seen for miles.

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