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One of the most epic hikes of my life! I’ll never forget half dome. It was just as challenging as it was rewarding. 13 hours on the trail: 18.5 miles and 5,500ft of vertical in one day. What is the biggest day hike you’ve ever done? . . . #halfdome  #halfdomecables  #halfdomehike  #yosemitenationalpark  #yosemitepark  #yosemitenp  #hikingtheglobe  #hikingadventures  #hiking_daily  #hiking_my_life  #hikingworldwide  #hikingculture  #hikingtrails  #wildernessculture  #likeamountaingirl  #wildernessbabes  #intothewoods  #findyourpark  #nationalparkgeek  #hikeitout  #hikeitbaby  #letswander  #rei1440project  #hikingaddict  #hikingphotography  #hikingviews  #yosemitehalfdome 

Seljalandfoss was one of my favorite waterfalls in Iceland because you can walk behind them. It tends to get pretty busy here, so arrive early in the morning. Better yet, if you are exploring Iceland during the long days of summer, you can come at night while everyone else is sleeping! The midnight sun is the best! . . . #seljalandsfosswaterfall  #seljalandsfoss  #waterfalls  #whereivebeenwandering  #guidetoiceland  #mystopover  #earthpix  #awesome_earthpix  #awesome_globepix  #earthfocus  #icelandtravel  #icelandlove  #icelandsecret  #worldbestgram  #travelbloggers  #passionpassport  #naturelovers  #nature_brilliance  #sonya7iii  #sonyalpha  #doyoutravel  #passportready  #beautifulviews  #dronestagram  #droneoftheday  #dronephotography  #dronedaily  #droneworld  #dronejunkie 

I know I post a lot of photos from trips abroad, but over the past few years I have been taking more trips in my own backyard of the USA. It’s easy to overlook your own country when you are dreaming of foreign destinations, but usually there is so much to see and do close by too! I may be a bit biased but the USA has some of the most incredible National Parks in the world! Is there somewhere in your backyard that you have neglected to see? . . . #findyourpark  #yosemite  #glacierpoint  #glacierpointyosemite  #yosemitenationalpark  #yosemitenps  #yosemitepark  #yosemitenation  #nps  #nationalparkgeek  #camperlifestyle  #campeveryday  #campingvibes  #whereivebeenwandering  #letsgohiking  #rei  #folkscenery  #mountainhigh  #freshairandfreedom  #mountainlover  #likeamountaingirl  #wildernessculture  #wildernessbabes  #getoutside  #instagood  #gltlove  #passionpassport 

One part of Iceland I wish I had more time in was Skaftafell and the Vatnajokull National Park. There are so many awesome hikes there and we only had time to do one, the S2 up to Svartifoss and Sjonarsker. The park is home to one of Iceland’s largest glaciers and you can hike on top of it while you are there! If you love hiking, make sure to save a few days for this amazing park! The glacier here is just massive and you get an incredible view of it for miles as you drive into the park! . . . #skaftafell  #vatnajokull  #vatnajökull  #svartifoss  #hikingtheglobe  #ísland  #whereivebeenwandering  #icelandtravel  #iceland_photography  #icelandsecret  #guidetoiceland  #mystopover  #hikevibes  #traveladdict  #rei1440project  #campvibes  #naturelovers  #womenwhohike  #wildernessbabes  #likeamountaingirl  #gltlove  #mytinyatlas 

Secret spots in Iceland are hard to come by and easy to find now. As an example, Gljufrabui used to be a hidden special spot, that is now mainstream on the tourist circuit in Iceland. Another example is Fjadrargljufur Canyon, only a few years ago, hardly anyone visited this now famous Canyon. (I blame Justin Bieber for that one) Now the best way to find some secret spots is to get into the highlands. Most people stick to the ring road and don’t venture into the heart of the country. There is still more to discover! . . #gljufrabui  #gljufrafoss  #waterfall  #secretspot  #guidetoiceland  #mystopover  #tlpicks  #travelcommunity  #gltlove  #sheisnotlost  #iceland  #icelandtravel  #icelandsecret  #lostiniceland  #rainbow  #amazingworld  #youmustsee  #thediscoverer  #nowdiscovering  #earth_pix  #earthlandscape  #earthoffical  #earthpix  #awesome_earthpix  #depthofearth  #earth_deluxe  #hiketheworld  #hikelikeagirl  #mountainvibes  #themountainiscalling 

The cutest turf houses in Iceland! 🏡🏡🏡 . The Laufás Turf houses are the perfect stopover between Goðafoss waterfalls and the city of Akureyri. While you are driving the Ring Road in the north, you will have to go through a long tunnel that has an expensive toll associated with it. To skip the toll and the tunnel, you can head over the mountain instead of under it on your way to Akureyri and stop at this open air museum instead! It’s a great way to see how Icelanders used to live, skip paying a toll, and ease the nerves of someone who may be claustrophobic and not like tunnels! . . . . #turfhouse  #turfhouses  #laufás  #akureyri  #visitakureyri  #moodygrams  #beautifuldestinations  #guidetoiceland  #lostiniceland  #mystopover  #hobbithouse  #folkgreen  #folkscenery  #worlderlust  #wanderlust_tribe  #whereivebeenwandering  #wandertheworld  #iceland_photography  #icelandsecret  #igiceland  #visiticeland  #ísland  #europe_greatshots  #traveldeeper  #travel_drops  #travellingourplanet  #mustdotravels  #ladbible  #vacationgoals 

Pretty sure the Puffin is my spirit animal. I could seriously spend a whole day just watching these guys if I had unlimited time. Their quirky waddle as they walk and those sad looking eyes just captivated me. One of the best places to see these adorable guys is on the Westman Islands in Iceland. Over 1.3 million breeding pairs live here! The best part about Vestmannaeyjar is that there is so much to see and do on the island and a whole lot less tourists! . . . . #iceland  #ísland  #puffin  #puffins  #puffinsofinstagram  #icelandscape  #visitwestmanislands  #westmanislands  #vestmannaeyjar  #natgeotraveller  #natgeoexpeditions  #natgeowild  #natgeopix  #natgeocreative  #passionpassport  #passportready  #travelphotography  #travelinspo  #travelcommunity  #travelstoke  #tlpicks  #youmustsee  #travelgram  #mytinyatlas  #icelandnature  #guidetoiceland  #icelandlove 

Reykjavík is such a colorful city. If you want one of the best views, you don’t even need a drone. Just head up to the top of the Hallgrimskirkja Church steeple and you can see a 360 view of the whole city! . . . #reykjavík  #reykjavik  #iceland  #ísland  #dronestagram  #dronegram  #droneoftheday  #dronepic  #dronedaily  #droneworld  #droneshots  #dronejunkie  #dronepedia  #guidetoiceland  #mystopover  #icelandtravel  #visiticeland  #icelandadventure  #amazingiceland  #igiceland  #instaiceland  #traveltherenext  #travellingourplanet  #travelislife  #traveltagged  #iamtb  #whereivebeenwandering  #livetravelchannel 

That rainbow is REAL! For every waterfall I saw, I saw an equal amount of rainbows in Iceland....if not MORE! Pretty much everyday there would be a giant rainbow greeting us when we arrived at any famous waterfall landmark. This was the result of tons of water spray in the air and lots of sun. I know most people think of Iceland as moody and gloomy, but I had bright beautiful sunshine 80% of the time I was there! ☀️🌈☀️🌈 . This amazing waterfall was on the Fimmvorduhals Hike from rom Skógar to Porsmork. . . . . #waterfalls  #rainbows  #hikingtheglobe  #skógar  #fimmvörðuháls  #pórsmörk  #ísland  #visitsouthiceland  #iceland  #guidetoiceland  #icelandhiking  #icelandscape  #iceland_photography  #icelandnature  #icelandsecret  #unlimitediceland  #wonderlusticeland  #amazingiceland  #womenwhohike  #hikeon  #hikelikeagirl  #hikerslife  #instahike  #idhikethat  #getoutstayout  #neverstopexploring  #letsgocamping  #campingvibes 

The black sand beach near Vik was so cool! I had never seen a black sand beach before so it really was a treat! You can fin this beautiful view from Dyrhólaey. The other great thing about this spot is that puffins live here so you can see puffins and have the most gorgeous view! . . . #ísland  #iceland  #vik  #visitsouthiceland  #dyrhólaey  #guidetoiceland  #lostiniceland  #mystopover  #europe_ig  #europe_perfection  #europe_vacations  #moodygrams  #folkscenery  #travelgram  #travelcommunity  #travelstribe  #passportready  #letsgosomewhere  #wheretonext  #tlpicks  #lpfanphoto  #livetravelchannel  #sunsetlover  #iceland_photography  #icelandlove  #icelandsecret 

Iceland consistently took my breath away. The pictures from there were always so beautiful, but nothing compared to being there in person and witnessing it for myself. It blew my mind how many different shades of green there were! Iceland truly is the land of waterfalls and epic landscapes. I don’t think I’ve been anywhere with more waterfalls. Where have you seen the most waterfalls in one country? . . . #ísland  #wonderlusticeland  #unlimitediceland  #beautifuldestinations  #guidetoiceland  #iceland  #southiceland  #travelgram  #icelandtravel  #mustdotravels  #wearetravelgirls  #sheisnotlost  #dametraveler  #iceland  #lostiniceland  #travelbloggers  #traveladdict  #tlpicks  #ourlonelyplanet  #amazing_shots  #amazing_captures  #amazingearth  #earth_pix  #earthoffical  #earthofficial  #vacationwolf  #gltlove 

Hallgrímskirkja church is Reykjavík's main landmark and its tower can be seen from almost everywhere in the city. It was designed by the late Guðjón Samúelsson in 1937, who was often inspired by the forms created when lava cools into basalt rock. The church very closely resembles many of the beautiful basalt columns we saw throughout Iceland. . . . . #reykjavik  #hallgrimskirkja  #goldencircle  #wonderlusticeland  #unlimitediceland  #icelandsecret  #tlpicks  #condenast  #icelandtravel  #iceland_photography  #icelandlove  #icelandlove  #ísland  #reykjavík  #lostiniceland  #colorsofthesky  #sunset_ig  #beautifuldestinations  #passionpassport  #folkscenery  #traveltheworld  #traveldeeper  #travelcommunity  #mytinyatlas  #passportready