I’m on a guided tour with 15 strangers and not once in eight days does anyone say, “that reminds me of,” or “that’s just like,” because there’s nothing that compares with Iceland. With its geysers and glaciers, volcanoes and waterfalls surrounded by beautifully barren ice fields, Iceland is the closest you’ll get to being on another planet without leaving this one. read more..(Vancouver Sun, Sept. 2016)


There are four horses in Iceland for every human. These half-pint horses with punk hairdos are extremely friendly and sociable and love having their photos taken—especially when cajoled with a treat. The Icelandic horse is unique: it has an extra four-beat gait called a “tolt”. Several companies offer horseback excursions.





And waterfalls at every turn in the road.