Elda Guest House
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TravelPod Member ReviewsElda Guest House Myvatn
Awesome little guesthouse, clean, cozy, with full kitchen, what more could you ask for at 3300isk
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... summer with the light rays coming into the canyon, but managed to book antelope canyon for late October for the upper and lower canyon. The next day we headed out to a few things including a hot spring in a lava cave, the small thermal region with steam vents and mud pools, and a crazy crater with blue water and some snow still in it. For some reason this place was so packed by French, Swiss and German ...
We awoke next to Lake Myvatn and, after a very nice breakfast buffet at the only nearby hotel, were off for a busy morning of sightseeing.
You could smell the mud pot fields from a mile away…literally. I remember I stayed at a cheap hotel in Italy once, and the water from the faucet smelled like rotten eggs…this was that multiplied by a million times. I see now why Chanel hasn't developed a 'volcanic scent’ perfume. Although sulfur smells awful, ...
... order to make sure we were completely sore and deserving of a spa bath we also signed up for an Icelandic Horse ride around the lake area. And it was the one with the possible torn groin, DH, that was most vocal about going for a ride on these very unique animals. Icelandic horses are small, at times pony-sized, and are long-lived and hardy, but it's the long hippy-like manes and distinctive gait that are the most memorable traits- the ...
... was very, very steep and the volcanic sand and stones were slippery to walk on. The seriously strong headwind certainly didn't make the climb any easier either. Having finally made it up to the top, the views were worth the effort. You could walk about on the rim but the wind on top was to the point where you had to physically lean into it to stop from being pushed over and, every now and then, it would suddenly stop, making you tumble forward slightly. ...
... the largest (by volume) in Europe. It is 44 metres high and 100 metres wide! From the car park we had views over the falls themselves and the massive curtain of spray it created, and in the other direction of the gorge below and the river flowing towards the sea (see last 2 photos). Our hotel for the next 2 nights is the Vogafjos (Vogar Farm) on the edge of Lake Myvatn, Iceland's largest lake. We ...