Monthly Archives: June 2016

Bergrún Adda

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Jun

When Bergrún is not guiding at the volcano she’s studying illustration at the Leeds Arts University. Bergrún has a passion for reading and loves to travel. She particularly loves traveling around Iceland. The north is a big favorite but she also has a special love for Þórsmörk.

Snædís Ólafsdóttir

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Jun

Snædís is the daughter of Ólafur, who is one of our guides. Snædís is a bright young woman with an unquenchable thirst for adventure. When she’s not guiding at the volcano she loves to play sports, especially track and field, which she practices every day of the week! Ambition is her middle name, but that doesn’t mean she won’t make time to ski, climb, ride horses, hang out with friends and win awards for her outstanding ice skating routines. She has a dream of becoming a doctor and is currently studying medicine at the University of Iceland. When this is … Continue reading

Arndís Einarsdóttir

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Jun

Daughter of Einar.  Arndís has been a part of the team from 2012  and is one of the tail-guides. She entertains and motivates the slower hikers on the way to the volcano. She grew up traveling around the country in fact she was only three weeks old when she went on her first jeep tour on a glacier. She loves to snowboard and explore new places. In the winter time she studies natural-science at the commercial college of Iceland. Her favourite part about this job is the exercise and the wonderful, fun and loving staff.

Viktor Frans Jónsson

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Jun

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers   “But I would walk five hundred miles And I would walk five hundred more Just to be the man who walked a thousand miles To fall down at your door”   Viktor never stops walking!

Þorbjörg Helga Dýrfjörð

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Jun

Þorbjörg or “Obba” is an actress and a lawyer who has had a fruitful carrier in the Icelandic film and television industry.   Her bubbly character and big smile make sure that all our guests will enjoy their trip inside the volcano.  If you are lucky enough to be on our tour when Obba is on base camp duty you will be served the nicest soup ever.

Ástbjörg Rut Jónsdóttir

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Jun

Adda is a country girl and nature lover. Being a farmers daughter and a successful sheep whisperer, her knowledge in the field of agriculture and horticulture knows no limits. Nobody knows how old she is, but rumor has it she knows the way to the fountain of youth, so her age might just as well be close to the age of our volcano. When she´s not crawling into volcanos or dancing at the top of a mountain, she raps in Icelandic Sign Language, directs theatre performances and performs improv. Give her a word and a partner in crime and she´ll … Continue reading

Hilmir Jensson

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Jun

Hilmir is an actor and a playwriter who loves to spend his spare time inside the volcano.  He knows all the crazy stories of the locals and can put them into acting on the go. His big dream is to become fluent in Chinese (both Mandarin and Cantonese).  We wish him well.

Sveinn Benediktsson

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Jun

Brother of Arndís.  You can not ask for more!  Svenni (A.K.A. DJ Dad) is a DJ, almost an electrical engineer, and a graphic designer. When Svenni is not guiding at the volcano he keeps up the beat at the local bars and restaurants.  Svenni is a member of the well-known male choir “Bartónar” a choir witch all members are regular guests at Kaffibarinn (The Coffee Bar).

Karl Ágúst Þorbergsson

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Jun

Our only staff member who has the looks of Clark Kent, Karl is an assistant professor in performing arts at Iceland University of the Arts.  Karl studied in Iceland and Berlin before taking his role of a teacher here in Iceland.  Karl is not on Facebook and still owns and use his old Nokia 6110.

Sólveig Guðmundsdóttir

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Jun

Sólveig is an award-winning actress and one of Iceland’s best-regarded linguists. When she is not traveling the world with her beloved friends and family, you’ll find her chin deep in mud, desecrating the Icelandic flag, or engaged in similarly outrageous behaviors, all in the name of art. Yes, that woman is truly one of a kind.