Silent Hiking & Camping at Iceland’s Active Volcano

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In July 2023 I spent 5 days hiking over 110km on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland. The southern most peninsula of Iceland is right below Reykjavik and is currently volcanically the most active area of Iceland. I started at the lake Kleifarvatn at the Seltún geothermal area. I climbed over the mountains to Djúpavatn lake via Arnavatn lake. I explored Sogin and Grænadyngja and Trolladyngja, young volanic fissures with geothermal sites and beautiful vibrant colors. I then descended down towards the old lava fields near the Kellir crater towards the 2023 Litli-Hrutur Volcano eruption site. I camped at a safe distance that night as I watched the volcano shoot out lava. I visited the lava flow up close and neighboring volcanic peak of Litli-Hrutur.
The next day I followed the beautiful scenic route south through the Geldingadalir Valley around the Fagradalsfjall Volcano that erupted in 2022 and 2021. I got back to Kleifarvatn lake via the old Ogmundarhraun lava fields dating back to 1151AD. I hiked to the other side of the lake where I spent the night on the beach. The next day I hiked over the eastern ridge of the lake and got a ride to the small town of Grindavík in the afternoon. I explored the southwestern tip of the peninsula where I visited the old craters of Stampar and camped between the sand dunes of Sandvík beach. Lastly I the colorful Gunnuhver hot spring and famous Blue Lagoon. The Blue Lagoon is fed by hot water from the Svartsengi geothermal power plant that also supplies all of the communities of the Reykjanes Area with hot water for house heating and other purpose.
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This is an ambient film without dialog.

0:00 Aerial Intro
1:31 Day 1 – Seltún, Grænadyngja and Trolladyngja
3:45 The volcano
7:29 Walking to the lava flow
9:54 Day 2 – Fagradalsfjall volcano, Grindavík
12:55 Kleifarvatn lake
14:17 Day 3
17:06 Sandvík beach
18:54 Day 4 – Gunnuhver Hot Springs
20:21 The Blue Lagoon
20:50 Outro with photos

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