Fljotstunga Farm

Fljotstunga, Reykholt, 320, Iceland | Campground
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Travel Blogs from Reykholt

Tour Day 4

A travel blog entry by davidbloomfield on Feb 27, 2014

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... which were very uniform in size. Reaching a breach in the rim of the crater, a wooden walkway and steps lead up on either side to allow a walk around the whole rim. There's a smaller crater at the bottom of the greater crater, presumably the site of the last eruption (roughly 3000 years ago). It was quite windy at the top, with a strong but remarkably steady strength. To everyone's relief, there were no broken bones by the time we all returned to the bus.

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Snorkeling Between Tectonic Plates

A travel blog entry by karanathan on Sep 01, 2013

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After riding Icelandic horses earlier in the day, the second leg of our excursion was heading to Thingvellir National Park to go snorkeling between the North American and European Tectonic Plates. The whole area is spreading apart at a rate of 2cm per year. The Silfra is a large crevice between the two plates where you can snorkel and few some amazing rock formations, crystal blue waters, and some interesting algae plant life. Due to the water being around ...

Hot Stuff

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Jul 27, 2013

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... of km to see some of these in a sheep paddock, and here they were, neglected on the side of the airport road.
Every paved surface, and all the road fill is bubbly lava, houses are built of the stuff, and that is just the beginning. Yesterday we drove out to a brilliant site, a miniature rift valley where the American and Eurasian plates are spreading. There are two lava walls separated by a relatively flat valley. It is much more immediate than the ...

Through the lava fields

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Jul 27, 2013

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... while the sun shines) and so one can walk (as we did) for miles across what really feels just like lawn alongside the pretty little glacial rivers winding through the gravel. Accompanied by Gyngia the dog, who likes to carry rocks in the hope that you will throw them for him. Gray offered him a nice dry horse ****, and he was outraged, and even more so when Gray started skipping perfectly good rocks into the freezing river.

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Hiking to Glymur waterfall

A travel blog entry by mfassett on Sep 20, 2012

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The hike to Glymur was actually slated to happen tomorrow, but as weather reports were calling for rain, we reasoned that hiking on a dry day would make a whole lot more sense. Not sure how this happens, but whenever we go hiking...anywhere...it's always an experience, and it really doesn't seem to matter how much research I do to prepare us. Glymur was no exception. First of all, I had a horrible time trying to find much useable information regarding the hike ...

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This campground, located on Fljotstunga, Reykholt, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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