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“Iceland exists as if out of the mind of a science fiction writer — not in the futuristic sense, but as some timeless place, where the elements that created the earth meet the people who harness its power. A deck of stock images spring to mind: volcanos, glaciers, hot springs and catchy pop bands, perhaps. And indeed, we experienced all of those during a week there. This is a raw place inhabited by inventive and strong people, descendants of Vikings, who drive monster trucks, eat rotten fish and heat their homes with volcano-heated water. It is perhaps the most exotic place on Earth. And it’s only a five-hour flight from Manhattan.” – by Jason Heaton, from Glaciers, Volcanos and Wind in Iceland
Get Your Own Vintage Defender
In 1983, Land Rover launched the One Ten, a name referring to the purpose-built utility vehicle’s 110-inch wheelbase. Starting in the early 1990s, these models became known as Defender 110s to cement the model nomenclature. Read the Story