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There’s nothing like a good road trip! Especially when driving the Icelandic West Fjords where there is so much diversity both in nature and wild-life. Everywhere you look is picture-postcard sights, packed of farm animals, tumultuous waterfalls, and rugged mountains. Travel Guide to Westfjords of Iceland The West Fjords include some of the most isolated areas of Iceland, but luckily it doesn’t mean they are inaccessible. Believe it or not, there are only 7400 inhabitants in the area, which means each person has around 1,2 km2 of personal space! The Westfjords are harsh and dramatic, with boisterous weather conditions and craggy mountain tops that tower above the icy water. But despite the peninsula’s mountainous nature, there are also plenty of charming details. Whether you have a few days to fill or few weeks, driving is the ideal way to see the West Fjords at your own pace. Although it is possible to use the public bus system to travel around, having your own car will make you able to stop to take photos as you please (which is about every five seconds, if you’re me). You can hire a car in Reykjavik or at Keflavik airport. Here you can find the best car rental deals in Iceland. As you follow the curvy mountain passes you will notice that many […]

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