Author Archives: Markus Torfason
A brother of two former employees, Gísli has been working with us since the summer of 2019. He, along with Sóley, is studying to become an economist at the University of Iceland. A former handball player and current tail guide at Inside the Volcano, he will help you go across the lava field and carry you if he has to.
Styrmir is the son of Kristján, one of our guides. He is an excellent hockey player and plays for SR in the Icelandic Hockey League. Styrmir previously played for the Kingsville Kings in Canada. Even though Styrmir is only 18 years old he has been on six tours with the national team of Iceland, making the rest of us quite jealous! The countries are Taiwan, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, Serbia, and Croatia.
Hugrún is one of our hard-working tail guides. She makes sure that everyone is safe and no one gets left behind on the hike! Her dream is to become an architect and she’s currently preparing her application.
Helga runs the office along with Markús. She has a BA in Political Science and Geography and has a passion for environmental issues. Her favorite activity is rock climbing and she lived for two years in Málaga, Spain, to be able to climb more. Helga is very adventurous, has traveled all over the world and lived in various countries. This includes India, the States, Sicily, Australia, and Tanzania. She has worked as a volunteer in four continents. While working as a volunteer in Tanzania she took a short break to climb Kilimanjaro! Helga is also a member of the Icelandic search … Continue reading