You can hike up an volcano in Vestmannaeyjar - Eldfell. The volcano erupted in 1973 and there are still warm spots on the volcano. It takes you about 1,5 hours from the harbor to walk up to the volcano and hike it and come down [...]
Surtsey Island is the youngest island in the world and is situated in the Westman Island archipelago. Surtsey was "born" in 1963 in an volcanic eruption underneath the ocean. The eruption lasted for 4 years.
Vestmannaeyjar is the largest puffin colony in Iceland as there are millions of puffins that nest on the islands every year. The puffins spend most of their lives on sea. They mate for life and can live to be about 37 years old (in human [...]