Drone Captures Stunning Aerial Images of Iceland, In Case You Need Another Reason to Go

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Photo Credit: Jakub Polomski

Polish landscape photographer Jakub Polomski, traveled to Iceland this summer, driving nearly 2500 miles around the country. Using a drone to capture these stunning aerial images of Iceland, they provide a striking bird’s eye view – as if you needed yet another reason to put Iceland on your must-see list. Pictured above is Dyrhólaey lighthouse in the Vik area of Iceland. The lighthouse has been transformed into a boutique hotel, but it will be open for a limited time only, from September 1 to November 1, 2015.

Lakagígar, Vatnajökull National Park

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Lakagígar, or the Craters of Laki, is part of a volcanic system set between the glaciers of Mýrdalsjökull and Vatnajökull, in an area of fissures that run in a southwest to northeast direction.

Jökulsárlón

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Jökulsárlón, or “glacial river lagoon,” is a large glacial lake in southeast Iceland. It’s one of the country’s most popular destinations and has been the setting for a number of Hollywood films, including A View to a Kill, Die Another Day, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Batman Begins, as well as the reality TV series Amazing Race.

Fláajökull Glacier

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Fláajökull is one of many glacier tongues flowing south from Vatnajokull glacier. The area offers good conditions for witnessing the ever-changing state of the glacier that plays a central role in shaping the landscape. Over the last century, its retreated more than a mile.

Geysir

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Geysir sometimes known as The Great Geysir, is located in southwestern Iceland. It was the first geyser described in a printed source and the first known to modern Europeans. Though its eruptions can be infrequent, it can hurl boiling water up to 230 feet in the air.

Skogafoss

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Skogafoss is a waterfall situated on the Skógá River in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline.