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10 day, 730km solo self-supported bike tour of the Kjölur and Sprengisandur highland routes in Iceland. Route: Reykjavik - Pingvellir - Gullfoss Kjölur (F35) - Blöndulon - F752 - Sprengisandur (F26) - Selfoss - Reykjavik Music: ISIS - So Did We Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Have a look at my other adventures on http://www.packgofind.com/+ More details
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Summer 2013: We started in Keflavik (airport) and cycled to Reykjavik on the 41. Busy road and not nice to cycle on the main road. The same for leaving Reykjavik. But the city was lovely! Happily we discovered some cycle lanes and we cycled to Þingvellir, Geysir (Gullfoss) and to Flúðir, Arnes en Hrauneyjar. One of the most beautiful parts of Iceland is Landmannalaugar! There we cycled in 3 days on the F208 to the '1'. From the Skeiðarársandur and the Breiðamerkursandur to the glacier lake Jökulsárlón. Then to Höfn and Djúpivogur. In Djúpivogur we took the bus to Akureyri. It took 7 hours and 412 km by bus to avoid a 'boring cycling' part of this beautiful country. Also the weather forecast wasn't good. In Akureyri we had some resting days and we continued cycling on the '1' heading to Varmahlíð. We crossed Iceland on the Kjölur (F35) to the South in 4 days. Heavy wind! Mostly bad road conditions. Cycling is an adventure :-) For the second time we arrived in Gullfoss and Geysir. Asfalt. On the road '35' to Hveragerði, Þorlákshöfn, Grindavik and then to Keflavik again (427-road). Facts: - cycling days: 21 - distance: 1,268 km - total height climbed: 10,205 meters Music: - Steven Price & Felix Buxton & Simon Ratcliffe - Just Another Day (Attack the Block) - Gustavo Santaolalla - De Usuahia a la Quiaca (The Motorcycle Diaries) - Ólafur Arnalds - Near Light (2 versions) - Björk - Violently Happy (Debut)+ More details
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by Enrico Macrelli This is a short film made in Iceland during the adventure called "Tour Iceland in Mountain-Bike" in summer 2012, in which we discovered this beautiful country and its internal desert route of Kjölur. The adventure is part of a project called "Scopri il Mondo sui Pedali" (Discover the World on Pedals) created by a set of ideas of four friends to rediscover the culture of travel. It is a way to see the world through different eyes and share the desire for knowledge, respect and solidarity with other peoples and cultures. The key issue is the protection of the environment, natural, geological and historical heritage of the places visited. The project aims to make "uncomfortable" travels but that are guaranteed to reach places absolutely unusual, and experience impossible to forget. After the experience of North Cape in 2010, this year raid by cycling, trekking, rafting are going to discover Iceland, covering over 1200 km in mountain-bike without any means of support but relying on their own resources, a journey into the land of extreme contrasts that flows around the Arctic Circle. Volcanoes, glaciers, lava fields, geothermal areas, black sand beaches formed wild landscapes that, according to the weather conditions and the intensity of light, can evoke the beginning or the end of the world. A great movie of the story will be released soon. Shots and videos - Canon 50D - Canon EFS 18-55 IS - Canon HF M506 Music - Jungle Drum by Emiliana Torrini Supported by - CAI (Club Alpino Italiano) of Cesena, Italy - Mountain eXperience - Venturi Racing Bikes+ More details
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This is my documentation about Iceland with shots of my visits in 2008 and 2009. Now as one file on vimeo and not splitted into four parts. Produced in 2009 Duration: 58 min. Language: german with english subtitles Please have a look at my new documentation, too: http://vimeo.com/39970941+ More details
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2010 - zum ersten mal im schönen Island! Allein mit der Kamera ging es einmal um die Insel und in das wunderbare Hochland. Dieses kleine Video soll ein paar Eindrücke aus dem schönen Land im hohen Norden bieten. Viel Freude damit Musik u.a. von Nóra -> http://noramusic.is/ Mehr Fotos gibt es hier: http://www.facebook.com/benedikt.markota.photography+ More details
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These shots I have taken on our tour on the Kaldidalur and Kjölur with a short visit of Kerlingarfjöll in August 2010. -------- Shot with a Panasonic GH1 Logged and edited with Final Cut Suite 3 -------- If you want to see more about Iceland, please visit my blog http://zauber-des-nordens.de (german).+ More details
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This is Part 3 (of 4) of a documentation about the beauty of Iceland, which I have edited with shots from my visits in 2008 and 2009. Join me in Part 3 to Deildartunguhver, Glaumbær, the Kjölur, some geothermal regions like Hverarönd or Krýsuvík, the Eastfjords and Skálholt. Language: german with english subtitles The other parts you can find here: Part 1: http://www.vimeo.com/12154733 Part 2: http://www.vimeo.com/12319977 Part 4: http://www.vimeo.com/13412292+ More details
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Dies ist der dritte Teil einer Island Dokumentation, die ich aus meinen Aufnahmen aus 2008 und 2009 erstellt habe. Die gesamte Dokumentation hat eine Länge von ca. 60 Minuten. Begleiten Sie mich in diesem Teil nach Deildartunguhver, Glaumbær, über die Kjölur, zum Námafjall, Krysuvík, in die Ostfjorde und nach Skálholt. Weitere Teile finden Sie hier: Teil 1: http://vimeo.com/11531452 Teil 2: http://vimeo.com/11545593 Teil 4: http://vimeo.com/11548653 ------ This is Part Three of an Iceland-Documentation, which is collected of my shots from my visits in 2008 and 2009. At this time only in German. The version with english subtitles you can find here: http://www.vimeo.com/12561604 The other parts you can find here: Part One: http://vimeo.com/11531452 Part Two: http://vimeo.com/11545593 Part Four: http://vimeo.com/11548653+ More details
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This a collection of shots during our passage of the Kjölur in 2009. It was very stormy, so that I had a lot of trouble to stabilize my tripod. The shots were taken with a Panasonic TM300. Logged an edited with Final Cut Studio 3. If you want to see more about Iceland, take a look at my website http://www.zauber-des-nordens.de+ More details
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