There are no screams as we descend into the icy depths: our suits keep us warm, and it's too astonishing to make a sound.
This country's huge boom in tourism may be ending thanks to the expense of visiting there.
A mere 25 million years old, Iceland is one of the planet's youngest land masses, and feels like a work in progress.
From a surfeit of natural wonders to good-humoured locals with a quirky world view.
Even when the skies stay dark, there's plenty to inspire wonder in the land of fire and ice.
A new Danish-branded eco-hotel has made itself at home in Reykjavik's emerging cityscape
Iceland's airport is expanding to cope with the tourist boom so arrive early.