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 ...

Vik, Skaftafell, Jogukarlson, Skogafoss, Vik, Skaftafell, Jogukarlson, Skogafoss, Iceland travel blog

Vik, Skaftafell, Jogukarlson, Skogafoss

A travel blog entry by gabcar

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... holiday so far. There was also an impressive rock penis in sea. See photo. Stumbled across a whale vertebra near the café. Iceland is FULL of suprises and delights. On the way to Jogukarlson, came across some glaciers in Skaftafell. Probs my fave sight ...

Iceland - Day 3, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Iceland - Day 3

A travel blog entry by nriera86

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... to be the nicest day of the week (clear blue skies), so we changed our plans around and headed southeast to see waterfalls! Iceland has hundreds and hundreds of waterfalls that you can see falling from cliffs and mountains on the road, so we decided to ...

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 ...

The drive to Vik, Seljellandsfoss, Vik, Iceland travel blog

The drive to Vik

A travel blog entry by gabcar

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... on the 1 road to Vik. Again, the drive was mind-blowing. You could quite easily make a fabulous holiday out of driving the Iceland ring road without ever getting out of the car. You don’t need to have a specific destination, the journey in itself ...

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 ...

Road Trip, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by muzza123

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The weather on our trip to Iceland so far has been perfect.  We ended up with a clear night on the first day to see the Northern Lights and a stunning afternoon to go snowmobiling yesterday.  Today a slightly different story! The plan was to ...

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 ...

Bad Decisions, Good Memories, Vik, Iceland travel blog

Bad Decisions, Good Memories

A travel blog entry by melissa96

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... of Reykjavik to check out the Northern Lights just after midnight. The beach is considered one of the best places in Iceland to see them and is used by meteorologists and different photography agencies to photograph the lights. There was cloud coverage ...

"This is Not a Drill"

A travel blog entry by melissa96

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We had already been warned that today was going to be pretty average. A blizzard was expected from 12pm and would last until Tuesday morning. Prepared, we got up early and headed out to see a black sand beach, plane crash and the waterfall from last ...

Dag 3 op Ysland - 3 september 2015, Suðurland, IJsland travel blog

Dag 3 op Ysland - 3 september 2015

A travel blog entry by zegers-kortman

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... met lava erop! Er zwomen ook wat zeehonden rond. Op de terug weg zouden we nog wat tussenstops kunnen maken, maar vanaf Vik reden we de laaghangende bewolking weer in. Dus dat bleef alleen bij het zwarte strand Vikurfjara, de rest bewaren we voor morgen. ...

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