I’m not going to tell you where this road is. I’ll give you a hint; it’s outside Reykjavik. It’s not open in the winter. It’s not Route 1.
Iceland is experiencing huge increases in tourism, and the area around the capital crawls with tourists. Some of them are respectful and traveling well…but a lot are demanding and want to change the area to suit their (fancy pants) desires.
But there are genuinely places in Iceland that are the way it must have been in the past, wild and beautiful and empty. I’d like to keep my favourite road that way.
Coleen Monroe-Knight is a Colorado native who has left a trail of new homes for herself around the world. She's set foot in 30 countries and lived on four continents in the last thirteen years.
Her nomad homes are in Colorado, Chilean Patagonia, France, Italy, Switzerland, South Korea, England, China, and Iceland. After more than two years of not traveling she finds herself on a family gap year after leaving China. Upcoming travels in England, Spain, Eastern Europe, and ????????? this year.
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