Gaby and Bjargey

Gaby and Bjargey
Two Michigan girls, who enjoy experiencing the world. Currently based in Iceland, Toned and Traveled is the go ­to travel and lifestyle blog for women who are looking for tips and advice on traveling, health and wellness, and life.
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Why You Should Hike Hjörleifshöfði

How to Hike Hjörleifshöfði, The Haunted Mountain of Iceland. On our trip in Southern Iceland, we decided to hike Hjörleifshöfði. It is a large mountain past Vík that stands alone among the black sand beeches and mountain range. The mountain is named after Hjörleifur Hróðmarsson, the brother of Ingólfur Arnarson, the first settler of Iceland. Hjörleifur only lived…

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Hiking Glymur Waterfall

Glymur – 198m high, second highest waterfall in Iceland. Hiking to the top of Glymur is by far my favorite hike and views in all of Iceland, well, so far at least. I have already made the hike about four times and it seems to be more breathtaking each time I see it. The hike to…