Travel Blogs from Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland

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Volcanic Pools And Elusive Surtsey Island., Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

Volcanic Pools And Elusive Surtsey Island.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... and wind chill were way too low for us, and saw amazing volcanic scenery. Second we took an island trip to the Vestmannaeyjar Island group and tried our best to get to Surtsey Island which is UNESCO Heritage listed, failed at that, but ...

Hot rocks and puffins, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

Hot rocks and puffins

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... the town and closed off the harbor. Since the town is now the biggest fishing port (and producer of a large proportion of Iceland’s exports), the end of the harbor would have spelled disaster for its inhabitants. Since we don’t golf and have ...

We can't get enough of puffins, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

We can't get enough of puffins

A travel blog entry by lilyc

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Friends, I have been enjoying your comments . All of you now may be fledgling puffin lovers like me.  More factoids about puffins then (from the tour guide).  Some sources say they are cousins to penguins. They fly in a wobbly pattern, jumping ...

Vestmannaeyjar, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

Vestmannaeyjar

A travel blog entry by gustn

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A ...

Vestmannaeyjar, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

Vestmannaeyjar

A travel blog entry by cuplogals

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... filled with adventure and new things. We took a beautiful ferry ride to the main island of Vestmannaeyjar, a small archipelago off the southern coast of Iceland. We walked with our heavy packs to a picturesque campsite that lies inside the crater of an ...

"Just over this hill"

A travel blog entry by nicole_racicot

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After viewing the magnificent hills surrounding the Westman Islands Harbor on our way in whilst on the ferry, Steffi and I decided to do some hiking. We thought that if we followed this particular trail, then we would come down into the natural ...

Land of sheep and fish heads, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

Land of sheep and fish heads

A travel blog entry by nicole_racicot

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Steffi and I spent the day exploring the main Island of the Westman Islands off the coast of Iceland. We walked to the southern peninsula. From there, you can see Surtsey, the new island that rose out of the sea in the 1960's from an underwater volcano. ...

Vestmannalyjar, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

Vestmannalyjar

A travel blog entry by katrin.renneke

Island ...

Confirmation in Vestmannaeyjar, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

Confirmation in Vestmannaeyjar

A travel blog entry by icelander

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We took a boat to Vestmannaeyjar. It takes around 40 minutes to get there with the ferry. The entrance into the island cluster is amazing. As soon as we landed we drove to the church. Confirmation started and things were going ok ...

Trip to Westman Islands, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

Trip to Westman Islands

A travel blog entry by kristendanson

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... arrived in Iceland. We woke up this morning, took a taxi to the bus terminal, and then a bus to South Iceland to catch the ferry to Vestmannaeyjar.  This is probably the part of the trip I've been most looking forward to, and it was everything I had ...

Westman Islands, Heimaey, Iceland travel blog

Westman Islands

A travel blog entry by paul_lawston

Westman ...

Vestmannaeyjar, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

Vestmannaeyjar

A travel blog entry by kristendanson

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We are finally ready to relax and unwind after a huge day out :-) This was the day I had been most excited for on our trip and it exceeded my expectations! Before I get into all that...forgot to mention that yesterday, as I was floating in the 38 C pool, ...

Volcano, glacier and black sand!, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland travel blog

Volcano, glacier and black sand!

A travel blog entry by kristendanson

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Well, we woke  up this morning on Westman Islands, and we're going to bed back on the mainland. This morning we set off on one last adventure on the island - our mission was to climb the volcano!  Our host was kind enough to drop us off at the ...

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