In the remote Westfjords of Iceland, many villages were abandoned in the 1950s due to the general decline of the fishing industries that kept them alive. Many of these villages are now protected wildlife areas and have their own special atmosphere for walkers and hikers. Hesteyri (pictured) is one of my favourites.

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Abandoned Village of Hesteyri

In the remote Westfjords of Iceland, many villages were abandoned in the 1950s due to the general decline of the fishing industries that kept them alive. Many of these villages are now protected wildlife areas and have their own special atmosphere for walkers and hikers. Hesteyri (pictured) is one of my favourites.

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