Iceland 2017 with Quest Nature Tours -  page 5 of 8

A trip to Flatey Island is always an experience of tranquil life with sheep, birds, the sea and no cars. 30 June 2017.


Lumpfish drying in the traditional way on Flatey Island


We watched Atlantic Puffins from the cliffs.


On Flatey Island, Trausti introduced us to Jóhann Óli Hilmarsson (left), author of Icelandic Bird Guide (2011). Jóhann signed Sue's copy. This is an excellent field guide packed with information 30 June 2017.


Icelandic Bird Guide with Jóhann's message and signature inside. Flatey Island on 30 June 2017.


Flatey Island is accessible by ferry from Stykkisholmur. It returned to get us after we had several hours on shore.


Famous arch at Arnstapi with cliff-nesting birds on Snaefellesnes Peninsula. 29 June 2017.


The bird cliffs at Snaefellsnes Peninsula


Fumaroles at Namafjall Hverir on 3 July 2017. This geothermal area has very high temperatures with bubbling mud pots and fumaroles. A strong smell of sulphur pervades the area.


Conveniently located, historic Skalholt was our home for the last three nights.


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