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... part of this drive was taking a road off of Ring Road, which cuts off a few kilometers but requires you to drive up steep embankments as you wind your way up to the top of and over a part of the mountain range. All worth it though as the views when you reach the top are spectacular.
Arriving at our excursion destination I revealed to Kara that we would be going ATV'ing through an Icelandic forest in the mountains. These forests are still incredibly young and only about ...
... has persuaded Kristberg to allow us to go 'off Piste' so to speak, with an unscheduled visit. Kris only agrees if we are all sworn to secrecy so this must go no further! So, we're once again on a rough gravel road heading for Hljˇaklettar or 'Echo Rocks'. Kristberg strides off ahead of the group, assuring us that it will be an easy walk. We follow the gravel path and soon find ourselves climbing up precarious rocky paths but it is well worth the effort. ...
... rough gravel road sending up great clouds of dust. This is a very barren area virtually no vegetation at all, just grey gravel left by glaciers of the past and crunchy volcanic ash. In a couple of place it looked as if we were passing through old volcanic calderas with jagged peaks all around and patches of deep red scoria here and there.These roads take their toll on tyres. D has had a few punctures mended and he was hoping that we would get through these ...
... a screwdriver to properly put the grill together, so we were stuck placing it strategically between some rocks. Trying not to start a wildfire in such an environmentally friendly country as Iceland, we finally got the coals going after about 30 minutes. I couldn't partake in the meat, but the grilled cucumbers were delectable...Dieter did a great job as the chef. This was a really quiet setting, with only one farmhouse to be seen in the distance...the sheep ...
... the only point of interest below was the Clair Oil Field rigs and associated vessels. There’s lots of activity in the West Shetland Basin now that the East Basin is becoming less productive.
We were able to get up to a reasonable height for the duration of the 1hr 45min journey. It is always a relief to see the fringes of the land you are visiting, and the south easterly part of the Faroe Islands slowly appeared out the grey, ...