Travel Blogs from Vik, Iceland

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Iceland beyond Thorsmorck..., Vik, Iceland travel blog

Iceland beyond Thorsmorck...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... is misplaced....dealing with that is stressful...American embassy and all....can't imagine why we really need an American embassy in Iceland...but I guess one needs a place to go when the passport disappears...anyway, a plan is in place....we've moved ...

die erste täg, Njarðvík, Iceland travel blog

die erste täg

A travel blog entry by fuzgi

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langsam han ich mich igläbt i dem land wo herr der ringe herchunnt. eigentlich händs de film ja welle da obe dreihe, aber s'wätter isch halt amigs so ne sach da obe. wämme frögt wie wirds wätter, seit eim de isländer: frög i foif minute nomal. ...

Day 3. Hella to Vik., Vik, Iceland travel blog

Day 3. Hella to Vik.

A travel blog entry by dunder

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Woke up to a beautiful sunny day in Southern Iceland and headed east. I knew that the Eyjafjallajokull volcano had gone quiet but I still went and checked it out anyway. You could see occasional smoke coming out of the top but it was not overly exciting ...

Dyrholaey and Reynisdrangar at Vik, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Dyrholaey and Reynisdrangar at Vik

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Iceland's southernmost town, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Iceland's southernmost town

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... und eine Dusche habe:-) Habe allerdings Probleme eine meine Speicherkarten auszulesen, ich hoffe ich habe nicht an die 400 Fotos verloren... Vik ist eine recht kleine Stadt, hat eine nette Kirche (ich hoffe ich kann sie morgen frueh besuchen bevor es ...

Sur la route du retour : Vik, macareux et cascades, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Sur la route du retour : Vik, macareux et cascades

A travel blog entry by dkbl22

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 Vendredi 18 juillet : Transfert vers Vik, sa plage de sable noir et ses macareux. Petit extrait des photos de macareux... En fait, Yannick en a pris des centaines ! Samedi 19 juillet : Retour vers Reykjavik Premier ...

Day 4. Vik to Skaftefell, Skaftefell, Iceland travel blog

Day 4. Vik to Skaftefell

A travel blog entry by dunder

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... the road and are in the Skaftefell National Park. I headed to the Info Centre and signed up for a Glacier Tour (with the Iceland Mountain Guides company). I had some time to spare so I wandered up to the Svartifoss waterfall, which was quite nice due to ...

Bláa Lónið, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Bláa Lónið

A travel blog entry by mandrela

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... wars dann auch schon für den Tag. Mehr schaffen wir heute nicht. Wir sind nass und es ist kalt. Aber wir wollen uns nicht beschweren :D Ins Hotel, ein wenig relaxen und dann noch zum Gaumenschmaus nach Vik. Lecker. Ein toller Tag geht zu ...

Vik - Höfn, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Vik - Höfn

A travel blog entry by cariverga

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Первый опыт ночевки в хостеле. Недоволен. ...

Bruised toe and 60% chance of rain, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Bruised toe and 60% chance of rain

A travel blog entry by traveleasy

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... get a better shot, but it took some patience and standing in the rain. Next we went to see a waterfall, the largest one in Iceland - and it was huge.  Again it was raining, plus we got drenched from the waterfall.  It was called Gullfoss.  ...

Day Three: Southern Iceland, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Day Three: Southern Iceland

A travel blog entry by rachels694

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... I had been talking about for weeks. When sifting around on the Internet doing research on towns and various activities to do in Iceland, I came across one lonely picture on a travel blog that told this story of a US Navy plane that had to emergency land ...

Vik, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Vik

A travel blog entry by ajvermont

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The little village of Vik is the southernmost point in the country.  There isn't really anything there except a gas station, woolen outlet store, a pretty church and some houses. I was hoping to maybe get one of those iconic icelandic sweaters there, but ...

Djupivogur to Vik, Iceland, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Djupivogur to Vik, Iceland

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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Glaciers, black sand, and a long drive, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Glaciers, black sand, and a long drive

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... . A piece of twisted metal from a bridge across the main road is preserved as a monument. Although it was getting a bit late, we stopped in Vik to see black sand beach, with its strange rock towers out in the sea, and to buy a jacket for Paul. We actually ...

I'm going to run out of adjectives., Vík, Iceland travel blog

I'm going to run out of adjectives.

A travel blog entry by meghanwithanh

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... navigating our rental Hyundai through boulders and icy streams toward Þórsmörk National Park. Ubiquitous as waterfalls are in Iceland, every time we spotted one induced excitement and awe, and a particularly stunning cascade through a giant crevase in ...

Fickle weather, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Fickle weather

A travel blog entry by lilyc

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... cuts in the coast that surrounds Iceland. I had the best view of them flying back from the Arctic Circle. Then... Iceland has bad weather, 3 degrees C temperatures with spine-chilling winds. And rain pelting so hard that I thought that someone above ...

Darkness, non existent, Vík, Iceland travel blog

Darkness, non existent

A travel blog entry by ematravels

!!!HOVER THE MOUSE OVER THE PICTURES TO READ DESCRIPTION!!!  Iceland is mesmerizing. What it lacks in warm weather and sun it makes up for in unique sights. The people are relaxed and kind, they speak irreprehensible English. The sun rises around 4 ...

South Coast Calamity!, Vik, Iceland travel blog

South Coast Calamity!

A travel blog entry by chelsea2008

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... what we might do instead of our planned South Coast adventure.  However, as the guidebooks and locals say, 'If you don't like Iceland's weather, wait 15 minutes.'  Sure enough, in the 30 minutes it took us to eat breakfast we watched it clear up ...

Vik through Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, Vik i Myrdal, Iceland travel blog

Vik through Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss

A travel blog entry by oandb

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... Crowe, which was shooting on the famous black sanded beach, one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world.  Frustrated, we headed back to Vik's campgroung and set the camp for dinner, hoping to be able to take the road the next day...   ...

The Coast, Vik, Iceland travel blog

The Coast

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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Day 4 - Hiking Day, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Day 4 - Hiking Day

A travel blog entry by rybax

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... and arches. It's a protected nesting area but there was only kittiwakes and redwings at this time. No puffins :( Staying in Vik tonight. There's a good chance for Northern Lights (clear skies, high intensity). Staying at the hostel which is the more ...

Day 5 - Day of Rest, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Day 5 - Day of Rest

A travel blog entry by rybax

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... as a down day and let the rental vehicle rest. I woke up and hiked over a steep long mountain (Reynisfjall) that separates Vik from Reynisdranger (a major tourist attraction of columner basalts at a beach). The wind really picked up after a while and it ...

Vik, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Vik

A travel blog entry by jollyskiem

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... . Tomorrow morning we plan to head to the black sand beaches that Vik is famous for. It is a very quiet area - like much of Iceland. Most of the tourists seem to have gone home by this time of the year so there are not many people competing for a good ...

South Iceland, Vik, Iceland travel blog

South Iceland

A travel blog entry by nickandnicole

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... . this is the land of waterfalls with cascading falls every where you look.  We have been staying in guesthouses on remote farms. All are clean and friendly. Touring iceland by rental car is definetly the way to go as every thing is spread out. ...

Wonderful waterfalls, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Wonderful waterfalls

A travel blog entry by fourherrings

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... from the Eyjafjallajokull glacier which was the one that erupted in 2010 stopping international air traffic. We also saw the farm at it's base which featured in some amazing photos at the time & is one of the reasons we have come to ...

Of Volcanoes, Waterfalls, and Black Sand Beaches, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Of Volcanoes, Waterfalls, and Black Sand Beaches

A travel blog entry by tomdart07

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... , I can’t seem to describe the variety and impressiveness we saw. Oh, and there are Icelandic Horses and sheep everywhere. Iceland is known for its wool and wool products, coming from sheep that have been raised on the island for almost 1100 years ...

Walking on ice and riding in a haywagon, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Walking on ice and riding in a haywagon

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

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... for a rocky cape sticking straight out of the black plain. This was apparently the site of the very first recorded settlement of Iceland, by a Norwegian Viking with a long and unpronounceable name of whom our young guide, Aaron, was very proud, as he is ...

Southern Iceland Blew Us Away, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Southern Iceland Blew Us Away

A travel blog entry by nesstrav

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... and incomparable.  We saw areas that look like the midwest, and areas that had shades of Alaska, but truly, it's Iceland.  It's fantastically unique and thrilling with every turn of your gaze.   Reynisfjara was our final stop of the day ...

Whale,waterfalls and wonders, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Whale,waterfalls and wonders

A travel blog entry by plannette

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... , Yorkshire moors and Peninsula vegetation but as we get further in we realise this landscape is unique and superbly wonderful. We love the majesty of the Iceland landscape. Tomorrow we go from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur yes ...

Vik, macareux, pluie & cie, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Vik, macareux, pluie & cie

A travel blog entry by mouton-boucle

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Nous démarrons la journée sous le soleil... qui disparait rapidement. Direction Vik en passant par une route longue ... et deserte. Nous finissons finalement sous le brouillard et la pluie à notre destination. (ce qui selon le routard, est normal ...

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