Gamla Guesthouse

Managotu 5, Isafjördur, 400, Iceland | Hotel
Prices starting from $86.00

Travel Blogs from Isafjördur

First Week in Bolungarvík

A travel blog entry by jakesnorri2014

... played guitar and sang together. It was so much fun.

On Saturday I slept in until noon. It was great. Björg and I went to a memorial for the ships that hit underwater bombs just outside of the town during the second world war. It was a beautiful ceremony and there was a huge coast guard ship that shot of cannons. The weather was fierce and I experience horizontal rain. We were right on a cliff over the ocean too which was exciting. The wind was so strong that ...


A travel blog entry by jakesnorri2014


... The next Sveinn took Brynjar and me to a their summer home. We drove for 2 and a half or three hours. When driving in the westfjords you have to drive in and out of every fjord along the coast. We stopped at a little place called Vatnsfjörður and saw the church that Arndís's husband, Páll, was a priest at. We saw both Páll and Arndís's graves their along with a woman with the maiden name of Melsted and also the remains of the house that Páll built and they all lived in. On the way ...

Western fjords

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan


... no towns along the way but found a random little historic cottage in the middle of nowhere that was serving coffee and waffles with fresh cream. We got into Ísafjördur around four and quickly got some food. Small quiet town and as we found out the tourist info had closed at four and won't be open over the weekend. So since we've paid for two nights here will try and find a hike ...

Day two: Fjords!

A travel blog entry by evan.cole.73


... amazing views of sea, rock, and ice, which you can see for yourself in my pictures.

After that harrowing drive, I finally made it to this quaint little city on the edge of the world, where I promptly found a hotel with wifi, made a sandwich, and wrote this entry. Later on tonight I'll venture out to one of the two bars, but for now this is me signing off.

Your unyielding sojourner,

Day 4

A travel blog entry by blairn99

... being equal, you know this is voyage by sea and you are still at the mercy of the weather and what should take 20 hours could be longer due to high wind or seas or ever early ice or it could be quicker due to flat calm and tails winds. So we will be steaming over night, nothing to see anyway and arriving, fingers crossed some time around 2pm tomorrow day 5. a day at see give me a rest physically and also some time to catch up on photos and story ...

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This hotel, located on Managotu 5, Isafjördur, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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