A prominent volcanic caldera in the central highlands of Iceland, known for its desolate beauty and impressive subglacial lake, Víti.

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Just when you’ve had enough of hot springs, along comes the realization that you can soak in hot water at the bottom of a volcanic crater. Askja is an out-of-this-world volcanic caldera, located deep in the northern highlands. One crater has filled with a milky blue water, and the temperature is perfect for a cheeky dip. Tackle the rough mountain roads in a 4×4 or let an expert do the driving.

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    Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is a country to be reckoned with. Isolated between Europe and North America in the far-flung Atlantic, it’s a country in the midst of its own making: volcanoes and glaciers shape the countryside while waterfalls charge off moss-laden cliffs and hot springs bubble forth from below. Lunar-like lava […]