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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ca marche, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Ca marche

A travel blog entry by pa.robert

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Vendredi, grosse journÚe de randonnÚe. Nous avons remontÚ le parc naturel de J÷kulsßrglj˙fur du sud au nord. Ne vous inquiÚtez pas, j'ai trichÚ pour le nom du parc : j’ai le Lonely Plant sous les yeux. Un nom pareil ša ne s’invente ...

West-Fjords & Northwestern Iceland, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

West-Fjords & Northwestern Iceland

A travel blog entry by tem

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... from a red to a blue Jimmy :-) The next day we drove on to Akureyri, a really big town, the second largest in Iceland! 17500 Inhabitants live there, it has a great variety of cafÚs, restaurants and souvenir shops. I probably had there the best cake ...

Mřvatn und Umgebung, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Mřvatn und Umgebung

A travel blog entry by blacknblue

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In der FrŘh blieb ich nicht lang liegen da es relativ warm im Zelt war. Wńhrend Dominik weiter schlief ging ich mal duschen. Nach einem kurzen FrŘhstŘck gingen wir dann mal Richtung Information um zu schauen wie wir am besten ...

Day 11: Reykjahli­ to Landmannalaugar, Bjarg, Iceland travel blog

Day 11: Reykjahli­ to Landmannalaugar

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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... kull. I had not seen this one before. Once we passed the highest point, we could see Hofsjőkull, to the southwest, Iceland’s third largest icecap that rests on an enormous shield volcano. Most of it was enveloped in storm clouds but we could ...

Wasserfńlle & Mitternachtssonne, Reykjahlid, Iceland travel blog

Wasserfńlle & Mitternachtssonne

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

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Gestern haben wir wiederum einige Wasserfńlle angeschaut. Als erstes fuhren wir zum Hengifoss, welcher nur mittels einer steilen Wanderung zu erreichen war.  Auf dem Weg zum Wasserfall kamen uns mal wieder diverse FlŘsschen in die Quere, welche ...

J÷kulsßrglj˙fur Nationalpark - Tag 2, Dettifoss, Iceland travel blog

J÷kulsßrglj˙fur Nationalpark - Tag 2

A travel blog entry by blacknblue

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Um 9:15 machten wir uns auf fŘr die Strecke von Vesturdalur nach Dettifoss! Dominik wollte schon nach 5min aufgeben und trampen lol, aber dann rissen wir uns zusammen und machten uns auf den Weg. Um mir das lange gehen zu erleichtern h÷rte ich auf ...

Day 8: A Day Trip Around Mřvatn: Sk˙t˙sta­ir, Bjarg, Iceland travel blog

Day 8: A Day Trip Around Mřvatn: Sk˙t˙sta­ir

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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Day 8: A Day Trip Around Mřvatn: Sk˙t˙sta­ir, Dimmuborgir, Hverfell, and Grˇtagjß: July 12, 2010 The morning began again with a low-hanging fog and drizzle but it was starting to clear by the time breakfast was over. Anticipating this, ...

Day 14: A Day Trip from KirkjubŠjarklaustur: Laki, KirkjubŠjarklaustur, Iceland travel blog

Day 14: A Day Trip from KirkjubŠjarklaustur: Laki

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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... the spatter cones for a couple of kilometers. I had never done this trail before. It is my new favorite trail in Iceland. It first leads around a spatter cone to a small pond situated amongst the moss-covered lavas. After descending to the still ...

Day 10: A Day Trip Near Reykjahli­: Krafla Caldera, Bjarg, Iceland travel blog

Day 10: A Day Trip Near Reykjahli­: Krafla Caldera

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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... east of town, across the mid-ocean Nßmafjall Ridge to the Nßmafjall Hverir geothermal area, one of the largest in Iceland, just over the ridge on the east side. It is characterized by boiling mudpots, mineral precipitates, and steam geysers that are in ...

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