We spent the longest night of the year in Jökulsárlón – one of the most stunning landscapes of Iceland. Here, Europe’s largest glacier, the Vatnajökull, “flows” into the ocean, setting adrift ghost-blue icebergs in an ethereal lagoon. Read more →
The weather is much better than we expected. Sunshine and fairly warm temperatures make this first camp a wonderful place to get ourselves organized, let the Icelanders meet eflow and take a ride ourselves in the small town of Höfn. Read more →
In the early morning hours while on the ferry from Denmark, we could spot the the first peaks of Iceland still covered in snow!
Well – welcome to Iceland!
When we arrived at the harbor of Seyðisfjörður, we noticed a sincere concern of the Icelandic people that we help to preserve their nature and stay on the marked tracks. Read more →
On the afternoon of June 17th, we had finally loaded the last pieces of luggage into the truck and left Berlin, heading towards Hirtshals in North Denmark. It took us 12 hours to drive the 800 kilometers to Hirtshals harbor where we arrived in the early morning – early enough to sleep for a few hours on the beach right next to the ferry pier with the truck serving as the perfect on-the-spot-hotel. Read more →
On June 16th, the day before we started our journey from Berlin to Iceland, we invited our friends to take a look at the bikes and the truck at a small farewell event in Berlin. It was a great night with lovely focaccia and champagne provided by RedsDeli and everyone joining in on our excitement about the trip. Read more →
We are ready! Now that we have bought this 4×4 Iveco Magirus to escort us through the highlands and to assist us crossing rivers and a lava desert, nothing can stop us from traveling Iceland off the beaten tracks.
This 160 PS truck used to serve the public technical aid (THW) in Germany before an outdoor fan bought it to tour Africa with. Read more →
On June 17 2013, we – the founders of Pedelec Adventures – are taking off on our next expedition. It is our third adventure on speed-pedelecs (pedal electric cycles) after having crossed Morocco’s Atlas mountains and Sahara desert in 2011 and self-sufficiently traveling Mongolia’s wide steppe in 2012. Read more →