Hesteyri, Iceland’s forgotten village

Manu | 30 September 2017 | no comments
Hesteyri, Iceland’s forgotten village

In a far far away fjord of the Westfjords regions of Iceland, forgotten by the rest of the world, reachable only by boat in summer, it lays the tiny village of Hesteyri, made of few largely sparse abandoned houses that comes back to life for a couple of summer months between July and August when […]

The mad mud football tournament of Iceland

Manu | 22 August 2017 | no comments
The mad mud football tournament of Iceland

Every year on the first week of August the Westfjords of Iceland become the set of the most crazy football tournament in the entire country: a football competition in the mud. Yes, you read it right! Dozens of Icelanders and non come up here to play football in the mud for an entire day. The […]

Dynjandi waterfall: pearl of the WestFjords

Manu | 4 July 2017 | no comments
Dynjandi waterfall: pearl of the WestFjords

In Isafjordur it is considered the most beautiful waterfall of Iceland and it seems a bit exaggerated when you hear it for the first time, but you understand they may be right as soon as you find yourself standing at the feet of the the majestic Dynjndi waterfall. Hidden in the middle of some of […]

My 2016 in people!

Manu | 27 December 2016 | no comments
My 2016 in people!

2016: what a year!!!!! From the latin vibes of Mexico and Cuba to the African style beautiful chaos of Jamaica, from the Arctic sceneries of Greenland and Iceland to the Balkans, from the magic of Sarajevo to the good vibes of Belgrade, the kindness of Kosovo and Macedonia, and the return to Rome to finally […]

Flying over Iceland

Manu | 23 September 2016 | no comments
Flying over Iceland

  I am often asked why I do love Iceland so much and what keeps me coming back here over and over again since six years, now. Well, my way to reply is by showing you some stunning pictures of Iceland from above . I thin it is enough to understand the unicity of this […]

My 2015 in people

Manu | 27 December 2015 | no comments
My 2015 in people

  We are few days away from the end of the 2015 and looking back at my year in pictures I just realized how amazing it has been for me! I strongly believe that if something makes you smile than it is good for you, and today, when saving my mobile photos I noticed how […]

My last day in Iceland…for now…

Manu | 6 November 2015 | no comments
My last day in Iceland…for now…

Myvatn, October 4th, 2015. So it’s ending, for now. My last day in Iceland for this year and for this winter is coming to an end, few hours more and I will be on a plane to go back there where I came from, to that Amsterdam I left 18 months ago in order to […]

Hitch-hiking in Iceland

Manu | 7 September 2015 | no comments
Hitch-hiking in Iceland

  Considering the high prices of hotels, tours, buses and car rentals in Iceland in general and more specifically from May until September when the high tourist season kicks off, it is not a big surprise that many more budget traveler decide to take some risks and travel around hitch-hiking. The oldest fashioned adventuring way […]

Midnight Sun in Iceland

Manu | 21 June 2015 | no comments
Midnight Sun in Iceland

The longest day of the year is upon us. Tonight it is the Summer Solstice and there is almost 24 hour light here in Iceland. The Midnight Sun is currently shining in all his glory on the Northern Lands of the world. It is a pleasure to experience this in the North of Iceland. A […]

My 1st impressions of Myvatn

Manu | 2 May 2015 | 3 comments
My 1st impressions of Myvatn

My first walk in Reykjalið, the place where I will be living for the next five months has been a very quiet one. As soon as you step out of the hotel you don´t hear anything at all, just the sound of a lonely car coming form far away, if it is coming. The landscape […]

Dreams, plans and travel plans for 2015

Manu | 1 May 2015 | no comments
Dreams, plans and travel plans for 2015

Lately time has started to go very fast here in Reykjavik, and with (Icelandic) summer approaching quickly it is now time to finally start actioning my travel plans.   Today I left Reykjavik and moved North. Yes, you heard it well. Further North. I moved on the shores of Lake Myvatn, in one of the […]

Road trip across Iceland, Day 3, Seydisfjordur- Akureyri

Manu | 19 April 2015 | no comments
Road trip across Iceland, Day 3, Seydisfjordur- Akureyri

That part of Iceland that goes from Seydisfjordur, in the far East, to Akureyri, in North Iceland, is certainly one of the most breathtaking scenery you can visit not only in Iceland, but in the world. Leaving Seydisfjordur on Route 93, connecting the tiny village to Egilstadir, the biggest town in the area, is a […]

Road trip across Iceland, Day 2, Hofn- Seydisfjordur

Manu | 16 April 2015 | no comments
Road trip across Iceland, Day 2, Hofn- Seydisfjordur

Day 2 of our road trip across Iceland with TravelTelly has started in the best possible way : with the sun shining in the sky! The sun in Iceland makes the entire travel atmosphere different, it enlights the day and the soul and gave us the enrgy to wake up at 8 and start a […]

Road trip across Iceland: Day 1, Reykjavik-Hofn

Manu | 15 April 2015 | no comments
Road trip across Iceland: Day 1, Reykjavik-Hofn

Definitely one of the richest itinerary to drive through in Iceland, the road from Reykjavik to Hofn can only astonish you if, combined with with the Golden Circle, is driven all in one day. So much to see, too much maybe to be handled in 12 hours drive, while dealing with a cold and windy […]

April 13th – 20th With TravelTelly across Iceland

Manu | 7 April 2015 | no comments
April 13th – 20th  With TravelTelly across Iceland

On April 13th I will join the crew of TravelTelly for an exciting road trip across the ring road of Iceland. One week on the road, filming, photographing and documenting some of the most beautiful scenarios of this amazing island.   We will meet in Reykjavik where Johannes will have the pleasure to taste winter […]

My Icelandic Solar Eclipse

Manu | 20 March 2015 | no comments
My Icelandic Solar Eclipse

It was a perfect day in Reykjavik for the Solar Eclipse. The sun rised shining on the town and it welcomed everybody to see its most unique show. This is the photoset of my Solar Eclipse, from Perlan, overlooking the town. Stunning view, great company and the kindness of a gentlemen who allowed me and […]

One year of Iceland in two seasons

Manu | 16 March 2015 | 2 comments
One year of Iceland in two seasons

My 1st year of Iceland in photos WINTER     SUMMER Help me to raise funds for a new camera                                                                       […]

Unbelievable places: The Ice Cave of Iceland

Manu | 10 March 2015 | 1 comment
Unbelievable places: The Ice Cave of Iceland

It has been one of the most amazing experience of a lifetime: Ice caving in Iceland, under a glacier, under the same glacier last autumn I flew on to admire the volcano eruption. Ice and fire coming from the same place. This is the Vatnajokull Glacier, the biggest in Europe, and this is actually Iceland, […]

My 1st winter in Iceland

Manu | 18 February 2015 | 1 comment
My 1st winter in Iceland

  Most of the tourists who visit Iceland love to come here in summer, when days are longer, almost neverending, and temperatures are a bit milder than the rest of the year. However, I personally love Iceland in winter, despite the cold. Before moving I came 3 times here in winter. I always found Iceland […]

A summer in Iceland: 9 sites for photography lovers!

Manu | 19 November 2014 | no comments
A summer in Iceland: 9  sites for photography lovers!

Skogarfoss shining in a double rainbow: for a photographer, a nature lover or for any one who is sensible to beauty, this is one oft he most awesome sights you can see in your life. with its perfect beauty and colours, Mother Nature makes an effort to let you leave a piece of your heart […]