Travel Blogs from Reykjahlid, Iceland

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Myvatn, Lake Myvatn, Iceland travel blog

Myvatn

A travel blog entry by luv2rockclimb

I had a nightmare the other night that a volcano erupted and swallowed my beautiful Amigo (my car). I woke up and saw steam rising in the sky and for a second I thought the dream was real. But it was only the steam rising from the ground at Kafla ...

Akureyri to Reykjahlid, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Akureyri to Reykjahlid

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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Day 7: July 13, 2007 Nßmasfjall Hverir and Krafla, Reykjahli­, Iceland travel blog

Day 7: July 13, 2007 Nßmasfjall Hverir and Krafla

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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Day 7: July 13, 2007 Nßmasfjall Hverir and Krafla áááá I slept well but not like the previous night.á After breakfast, we loaded up and headed over to Namasfjall Hverir under overcast skies.áThe geothermal field was as active as ever.á We toured ...

Midges, Geysirs, and More, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Midges, Geysirs, and More

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Great day, with wonderful sunshine and warm weather. And midges! Departed after breakfast, heading for Lake Myvatn. Started driving the opposite direction we had gone before. First stop was bird museum, though we did not go in. We did admire the swans ...

Day 5: July 11, 2007 Hveravellir to Reykjahli­, Reykjahli­, Iceland travel blog

Day 5: July 11, 2007 Hveravellir to Reykjahli­

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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Day 5: July 11, 2007 Hveravellir to Reykjahli­ á áááááááááá á Hveravellir had terrible weather during my three previous visits but I slept soundly with my tent door open.á The brilliant sun awoke me at 6:15, shining through the door.á ...

Hverir, Myvatn Nature Bath and Hverfjell, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Hverir, Myvatn Nature Bath and Hverfjell

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Penises, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Penises

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... not ready, but we didn't want to stay anyway … just wanted the bags out of the car (because, of course, rural Iceland is such a hotbed of crime…). We picnicked near the town of Husavik; it was sprinkling slightly at first, then just became ...

Day 6: July 12, 2007 Around Mřvatn, Reykjahli­, Iceland travel blog

Day 6: July 12, 2007 Around Mřvatn

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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Day 6: July 12, 2007 Around Mřvatn              I can only describe my sleep as delicious.  I slept soundly and awoke knowing that my jet lag was over.  After breakfast, we loaded ...

Day 8: 7/14/07 HusavÝk, ┴sbyrgi, and Dettifoss, Reykjahli­, Iceland travel blog

Day 8: 7/14/07 HusavÝk, ┴sbyrgi, and Dettifoss

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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... It looks a lot like the Columbia river gorge with its layers of columnar basalts. Just a few kilometers farther south is Dettifoss, Iceland's biggest waterfall. We walked to the edge of the fall and took turns lying on the rock to feel the power of ...

Le canyon de la Jokulsa, ReykjahlÝ­, Iceland travel blog

Le canyon de la Jokulsa

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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Encore une journÚe "Provenšale": soleil et mŕme grosse chaleur (pour l'Islande bien sűr!). Du lac de Myvatn (toujours pas le mondre moucheron) nous partons pour une aventure autour des eaux tumulrueuses de la Jokulsa( pas toujours). Le point ...

Tocht door het Noorden. deel 1, ReykjahlÝ­, Iceland travel blog

Tocht door het Noorden. deel 1

A travel blog entry by 2_travellers

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De tocht door het Noorden: Deel 1 Zaterdag 4 juni: Kom net terug van de Info waar ik mijn verhaal van de afgelopen week heb kunnen updaten via mijn USB stick op hun computer. Ik kon helaas maar 5 foto's plaatsen bij het verhaal omdat er op die computer ...

Das letzte heisse Bad, Norðurland eystra, Island travel blog

Das letzte heisse Bad

A travel blog entry by landy75

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Vor der Rückreise zum Hafen liessen wir es uns noch mal gut gehen und besuchten das Thermalbads „Jarðböð“, die Sonne schien und es war herrlich ...

Bye Bye Poor Cow, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Bye Bye Poor Cow

A travel blog entry by vontiki2000

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8 April 2014: Today was a definitive introduction to road tripping in Iceland. The scenery was breathtaking as we made our way north and then west from Hofn to Myvatn along the Ring Road. It was also time for our first encounter with snow, although it was ...

More Waterfalls for Foss Boy, Northeast, Iceland travel blog

More Waterfalls for Foss Boy

A travel blog entry by fourherrings

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... by how natural the whole area was - no formal paths, no guard rails & just one tiny sign with a warning about slipping. Iceland is different to Australia in this way & it's quite refreshing to not have over regulation - sensible behavior is left ...

DÚbut d’hiver, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

DÚbut d’hiver

A travel blog entry by pa.robert

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AprŔs une derniŔre douche non parfumÚe aux œufs et un bon petit dÚjeuner, nous reprenons la voiture pour rejoindre Myvatn, Ó un peu plus d'une heure d’Akureyri. Sur notre chemin, les chutes de Godafoss, histoire que nos appareils photos ...

Leirhnj˙kur, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Leirhnj˙kur

A travel blog entry by soccernerd

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Leirhnj˙kur was a lava field we went to and it was so cool!!! There was dried lava from 1984. We had so much fun ...

Fjords and Fishing Villages, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Fjords and Fishing Villages

A travel blog entry by jivebarber

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... sea (see last 2 photos). Our hotel for the next 2 nights is the Vogafjos (Vogar Farm) on the edge of Lake Myvatn, Iceland's largest lake. We were slightly surprised to find the hotel reception and restaurant situated behind a barn on a working farm, in a ...

Day 16: A Day Trip from KirkjubŠjarklaustur, KirkjubŠjarklaustur, Iceland travel blog

Day 16: A Day Trip from KirkjubŠjarklaustur

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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Day 16: A Day Trip from KirkjubŠjarklaustur: Vatnaj÷kull National Park (Skaftafell), Swartifoss, and the Skaftafellsjőkull Overlook: July 20, 2010 I awoke with a sore throat and some congestion. I knew immediately that my plan to hike to the ...

Day 15: A Day Trip from KirkjubŠjarklaustur, KirkjubŠjarklaustur, Iceland travel blog

Day 15: A Day Trip from KirkjubŠjarklaustur

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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... rhyolite eruption since settlement. Jőkulhlaups and ashfall devastated farms and caused starvation throughout southern and eastern Iceland. ÍrŠfi means "wasteland". A less devastating eruption occurred in 1727-28. The outlet glacier on the eastern ...

DÝa 16 o de las ballenas, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

DÝa 16 o de las ballenas

A travel blog entry by pilar.aparicio

Tras recoger la tienda podemos decir que nuestro dÝa empieza en el puerto de H˙savÝk, desde allÝ, a las 8,45 y por un precio de 4100 ISK por persona, el Sylvia nos llevarß a la bahÝa de Skjalfandi, en busca de ballenas. Los barcos de ...

Selfoss, Detifoss watervallen en Hljodaklettar, Norðurland eystra, IJsland travel blog

Selfoss, Detifoss watervallen en Hljodaklettar

A travel blog entry by raafjes

Vandaag werkelijk een prachtige route gehad. Vanaf het huisje zou het een lange tocht worden (huisje ligt voor het mooie iets te ver weg van Myvatnmeer), dus bijtijds opgestaan (half 8) en getracht een beetje snel op pad te gaan. Dat is vrij lastig met ...

Day 12: A Day Hike at Landmannalaugar, Landmannalaugar, Iceland travel blog

Day 12: A Day Hike at Landmannalaugar

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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Day 12: A Day Hike at Landmannalaugar: July 16, 2010 I've always scheduled a free day at Landmannalaugar. I encourage everyone to do at least one of the many amazing hikes that the area has to offer. Most people do the hike up through the obsidian lava ...

Hitchhiking and Northern Lights, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Hitchhiking and Northern Lights

A travel blog entry by daniel.western

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... to the Myvatn area they understandably want to stop off along the way to look around. I am keen to get to the village, Reykjahlid, where there is a campsite, so I can set up my tent and drop my bags and be more unencumbered for walking around exploring. ...

Lava Fields and Hot Baths, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Lava Fields and Hot Baths

A travel blog entry by daniel.western

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... back to town and I want to get back to the campsite before it gets too dark to cook in the unlit kitchen. On the way I am treated to the most glorious sunset I have yet seen in Iceland – a wonderful wall of golden fire spreads across the ...

Lake Myatvn and surrounding area, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Lake Myatvn and surrounding area

A travel blog entry by aimeewright

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Today, we left Akureyri and travelled to through the Myvayn Lake area.  Here are a few of the ...

Grjˇtagjß, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Grjˇtagjß

A travel blog entry by soccernerd

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Today we went to Grjˇtagß. Grjˇtagß is an underground magma heated pool that is too hot to swim ...

Bikes and Flies, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Bikes and Flies

A travel blog entry by daniel.western

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... hearing about how I did the flight over the volcano yesterday he explained how it was annoying all the locals who live in Reykjahlid village as the planes fly directly over their homes many times per day with no consideration of how the noise affects the ...

Vulkangebiet und nńchtlicher Ausflug, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Vulkangebiet und nńchtlicher Ausflug

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

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Gestern blieben wir noch einmal im Myvatn-Gebiet. Wir besichtigten das Gebiet Krafla, wo ein Vulkanausbruch vor hunderten vor Jahren ein Feld der Zerst÷rung hinterlassen hat. Heute sind nur noch die erstarrte Lava sowie diverse rauchende, stinkende ...

Myvantn Whole day Tour, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Myvantn Whole day Tour

A travel blog entry by garytan

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... caves and rock formations, reminiscent of an ancient collapsed citadel (hence the name). The dramatic structures are one of Iceland's most popular natural tourist attractions.  Grjˇtagjß  Grjˇtagjß cave in summer 2009  Landscape above ...

Hverir, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Hverir

A travel blog entry by soccernerd

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Today we went to Hverir. Hverir is a buch of mud pots and it smelled so so so so so so ...

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