Camping in a cold climate

Unsure if this will be the first of many camping adventures or resolutely the one and only.  One thing IS for sure: someone with a skant few nights’ camping experience  acquired during a lifetime of temperate summer conditions in the UK should probably not choose Iceland to be their first extended camping trip, even during the height of summer.  The Icelandic summer would fail the Trade Descriptions Act quite comprehensively.  Guess the clue’s in the name…..


And they should definitely not choose to complicate issues by volunteering to accompany a group of teenagers on a trek to the wilderness of Iceland’s northern highlands for a period of 3 weeks.  However, this idiot did and these are my tales of an inhospitable land….