Northern Iceland is as remote as it gets. Tree-less wind-swept lava-colored landscapes. Mud-scaped roads to reach a town where Puffins camped out. The brown-blue-green palettes of old volcanic craters. The simultaneous solitude and ear-shattering thunder of massive waterfalls such as Godafoss and Dettifoss. The sulphur-tinged turquoise lakes around Myvatn. And barely any humans.
It has been said that Bollywood has done more for world wide tourism than any tourist magazine. Needless to say, this was a widely held view by the 2+ Billion Earthlings that can’t escape Bollywood, and also a view held…
When news outlets talk about Iceland being overrun by tourists, they are talking about South Central Iceland. The Wow Air travelers, and the Iceland Air 3 day stopovers. The Blue Lagoon enthusiasts, and the Continental Rift explorers.
Kirkjufellsfoss is the most picturesque waterfall of the Snaefellsness Peninsula on the west of Iceland, and is worth a visit just for that sight at sunset.
Iceland is a different planet. There are parts of Iceland that have served as various other countries on Planet Earth in a multitude of Hollywood movies. There are parts that were filmed as layers below the Earth's surface. There are still other parts that have served as entirely new planets.