Iceland is famous for its dramatic geothermal landscapes such as in Solfatara, Landmannalaugar. Photo: Alamy

Inspirational Iceland: what to see in the ‘land of fire and ice’ and the best time to go

  • Avoid the tourist hordes by going in winter and heading west to dramatic geothermal landscapes
  • These are the places to see Iceland as it was until a few years ago – empty
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Iceland is famous for its dramatic geothermal landscapes such as in Solfatara, Landmannalaugar. Photo: Alamy
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Jamie Carter

Jamie Carter

Jamie has been writing about travel, technology and astronomy for SCMP.com for almost a decade. He's visited over 60 countries, picking up travel hacks and tech tips along the way. However, he's usually in search of wilderness and dark skies to indulge his joint interests of photography and stargazing. Astronomy and travel clash in his latest venture, WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com