Photographer's Note

I have shown already the basalt stacks in the black beach of Reynisdrangar.
A few kilometers by road to the west, on the other side of a shallow bay, is Dyrhólaey. The views from near the lighthouse are really magnificent, especially if someone is so lucky with the weather as I was. You can see the view from the same place but in the opposite direction here.

More impressive is Bigger beta picture.

Dyrhólaey Peninsula is a 120-metre promenade famed for its staggering views of Iceland’s South Coast, as well as its historic lighthouse and wealth of birdlife. It is home to a rock arch of the same name.

Dyrhólaey, which translates to Door Hill Island, is of volcanic origin and was once an island before joining up to the Icelandic mainland. In ancient times, passing sailors used to refer to Dyrhólaey as ‘Cape Portland’.

It is also the southernmost part of the Icelandic mainland, making it a popular stop for sightseers travelling along the Ring Road, and can be found close by the coastal village of Vík í Mýrdal.


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