Wailana Kalama

Wailana is a travel writer and editor. Born in Hawaii, she has traveled through 38 countries and lived in 7 different countries around the world. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including Slow Travel Stockholm, Matador Network, and The Blonde Abroad. Currently based in Stockholm.

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Hiking in Hornstrandir, Iceland

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 Hiking and Walking by Wailana Kalama

Hornstrandir Nature Reserve is a remote wilderness lying in the north-west tip of Iceland. A gem of emerald green slopes and white glacier peninsulas, isolated and unspoilt, the edge of Europe. The Reserve is surrounded by water, caught between the Bay of Glaciers and the Greenland Sea. It is located in the remote district called the Westfjords, a dizzying cluster of fjords, capes, and glaciers slipping into saltwater. There is nothing for miles but green valleys, pebbled shores, and moist slopes of dandelions and herbs.

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