16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Welcome to Iceland

The first time I hiked in Iceland was four years ago, and the highlands were the most beautiful place I saw, so I could not wait to come back. Here, almost like on a stage, two hikers meet with a backdrop of morning light and steam from geothermal vents at Hveradalir, Kerlingarfjöll.

This photo is a finalist in the Travel category of our 16th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Hveradalir, Kerlingarfjöll, Iceland
Camera: X-T2
Copyright: © Andro Loria
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