Stunning beaches aren’t only in the tropics. "Driving through Iceland, I couldn’t believe my eyes when I first saw the beach at Vík, a small village at the southernmost tip" says interactive producer Kathleen Rellihan. "Black volcanic sand covered with ice and snow with the legendary “troll” rock formations jetting out from the sea -- I have never seen a beach so jaw-dropping beautiful in my life.” Vík is only 110 miles from Sands Covers, Sands Beach, Rock Formations, 110 Miles, Beach Arenal T, Road Trips, Jaws Drop Beautiful, Rocks Formations, Black Volcanic
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An Ice cave in Vatnajökull ice cap, southern Iceland. Vatnajökull is the largest ice cap in Europe, around 3,100 km³ constanly changing it's formation. The texture on the "floor" is snow mixed with volcanic ash from Grímsvötn, the latest erupting volcano in Iceland, erupting in may 2011.
Stafnesviti Reykjanesskagi Keflavík Iceland 63.970928, -22.752020 by ingvarhreinsson, via Flickr
Dyrholaey Fingers - a natural rock formation located near Vik in Iceland.
Camping (Vik, Iceland) We chased the sunset as we made our way back up the cliffs over Vik. We hadn’t seen sun the entire trip, and moments after setting up camp we caught of glimpse of it before it dropped behind the mountains in the distance.