Edinborg Guesthouse

Road 242, Hvolsvollur, 861, Iceland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hvolsvollur

Waterfalls, volcanos, glaciers and aurora borealis

A travel blog entry by howardstein

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... articles common to homes long ago. There were also reconstructed homes, a school, and church from 1800 to 1940. A marvellous transport museum is there too with a spectacular section on communication from the eighteenth century up to and including modern mobile phones.

Up the road from Skogar is Eyjafjallajokul, the volcano that erupted from under a glacier in 2010 from March to May releasing ash that stretched from Iceland to ...

Laugavegur Hike: Day Three

A travel blog entry by sam.floy

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... impressive rock, and decided to climb it to get a good view out onto the landscape. Here it proved a good time to take some photos.

Coming down from the rock we went straight to the river and decided upon the best point to cross it. No bridges in sight here.

It was a case of putting all important things (including clothing below the waist) into our rucksacks and walking across. Ed went first and reached the other side. The river was going particularly quickly at ...

Laugavegur Hike: Day Two

A travel blog entry by sam.floy

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... in a small space). We then considered whether or not to get a shower but were slightly put off by the need to pay for the hot water. In the end, it was only K-Long who went for it.

We had coffee (pronounced "coffs") and chatted about all sorts. Ed, K-Long and I engaged in a game of "Suits or Fish" - the Icelandic krona version of heads or tails. We were asked to keep the window open (despite being bitterly cold outside) due to "the ...

Day 4 - Skógar

A travel blog entry by hfamily

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... could get the horses ready for us. Dad jokingly told the teens to bring out an old, slow horse for Auntie to comfortably ride on!

To pass the time, we decided to visit the Skógar museum. We also set out two blankets in front of Skogafoss waterfall and had a picnic for lunch. It was a beautiful location with both the sights and sounds of a powerful waterfall. Everyone had a ham sandwich with some carrots and cucumber, chips brought from ...

Walk on the Ice Side tour

A travel blog entry by reme

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Another early morning start this time on a tour organised by Reykjavik Excursions in conjunction with Icelandic Mountain Guides who would be doing the glacier hike section.

The Reykjavik Excursions company run pickups which drop you off at their main depot and from there you board the bus signposted for your tour. Our guide was very informative about Iceland, the history and in particular the Viking folklore ...

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This hotel, located on Road 242, Hvolsvollur, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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