Travel

An aerial view of Hjaltadalsa river. Photo: Gunnar Freyr Gunnarsson.
An aerial view of Hjaltadalsa river. Photo: Gunnar Freyr Gunnarsson. Text: Eyglo Svala Arnarsdottir

Travelling Trollaskagi

Horse roundup and other adventures in the kingdom of trolls.

Laufskalarett in North Iceland: After having spent the summer in the wild, the herd of 550 horses is driven towards Laufskalarett pen to be reunited with their owners. “I grew up in the shadow of Trollaskagi (“Troll Peninsula”). At 1,213 m (3,980 ft), Sulur – one of the peninsula’s many mountains – rises over Akureyri.”