Walking with the Titans (aka Iceland) - [Part 2 of 10]steemCreated with Sketch.

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This is a photo series depicting what it's like to hike Iceland's Landmannalaugar trail from North to South, over about 4 days. Being late July, I saw all kinds of weather, changing by 40 degrees in the span of a few hours even, going from shorts to snowing.

[Click here to start back at the beginning of the trail:]
https://steemit.com/photography/@witnezme/walking-among-the-titans-aka-iceland-1-10-1-10

[SPOILER ALERT]

If you're already planning to do this hike I guarantee these vistas will spoil the surprise for you! I was very lucky to have excellent weather for most of my shots, while still getting a taste of everything from snow to sheep to fog.

I actually didn't plan or prepare for such a hike: my clothes, sleeping bag, and tent were mostly all SUMMER gear, and my "boots" were throwaways. Definitely had sore feet and maybe some mild hypothermia, but was the best spontaneous decision I ever made. (Don't take the trail lightly though, as you will see from the photo of the grave marker of a young hiker who died in a July snowstorm).







...oh, and an Icelandic song named for the mountain ahead:

Click here to continue to the next section of the Trail:
https://steemit.com/iceland/@witnezme/walking-with-titans-aka-iceland-part-3-of-10

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Woah! Beautiful place! Followed you :-)

Breathtaking! that's what I call "time spent wisely")

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