Hike in world of fire and ice

A majestic waterfall along the Laugavegur trail in the Southern Highlands of Iceland.
A majestic waterfall along the Laugavegur trail in the Southern Highlands of Iceland.PHOTOS: HER PLANET EARTH
Obsidian rocks jut from the volcanic soil; and the team traverses a snow-covered mountain (above).
Obsidian rocks jut from the volcanic soil; and the team traverses a snow-covered mountain (above). PHOTOS: HER PLANET EARTH
Obsidian rocks jut from the volcanic soil (above); and the team traverses a snow-covered mountain.
Obsidian rocks jut from the volcanic soil (above); and the team traverses a snow-covered mountain.PHOTOS: HER PLANET EARTH

Iceland's rich topography and varied landscapes offer extraordinary yet different scenery at every turn

Landing in Iceland makes you feel like you are arriving at the very edge of the world.

For avid trekkers, this place is paradise because of the incredibly rich topography and varied landscapes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 27, 2019, with the headline 'Hike in world of fire and ice'. Print Edition | Subscribe