The Independent (UK) sent one of its correspondents on a road trip around Iceland, a similar adventure to the self-drive packages offered by Iceland ProTravel.

Quotable quote: “Iceland is the perfect fit for a classic road trip. There’s only really one main road, Highway 1, which snakes its way around the entire country, passing lava fields, mountains and mammoth waterfalls.

“Along with the Golden Circle, it’s a route that most visitors to the country will explore, ticking off the big hitters along the way. And if you’re prepared to spend a good few hours behind the steering wheel, you can pack a huge amount into a couple of days.”

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