Djupavik, Iceland

Djúpavík is a small settlement based around a herring processing factory on Reykjarfjörður, a deep fjord on of Strandir in the Westfjords (Vestfirðir) region. It largely date from the 1930: this was once the largest concrete building in Iceland.

Inside one of the enormous concrete tanks which used to hold thousands of gallons of processed fish oil when Djúpavík was a working herring processing plant in the 1930 and 1940s. The large rusting metal spiral under the water was a giant heating ...
Inside one of the enormous concrete tanks which used to hold thousands of gallons of processed fish oil when Djúpavík was a working herring processing plant in the 1930 and 1940s. The large rusting metal spiral under the water was a giant heating ...
Standing between the enormous concrete tanks which used to hold thousands of gallons of processed fish oil when Djúpavík was a working herring processing plant in the 1930 and 1940s.The concrete is slowly decaying but each of the tanks are still a...
Inside the welcoming reception area of Hotel Djúpavík in the West Fjords (Vestfirðir) region in Iceland. This charming hotel, located on the beautifully rugged eastern coast of the Strandir peninsula, is a welcome sight for weary travellers, and p...
The harbour at Djúpavík, situated at the head of Reykjarfjörður, is dominated by the old herring factory and the rusting hulk of SS Suðurland. Formerly a cargo and passenger ship, she's now spending her twilight years mouldering slowly and dramati...