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Travel Blogs from Höfn
... and it's not really that easy to get to so you forget its there. It feeds these Glacier tongues and because they are so big they are actually classified as glaciers in their own right. Heres som technical specs for those who care: Iceland Glacier Facts The glaciers and ice caps of Iceland cover 11.1% of the land area of the country (about 11,400 km² out of the total area of 103,125 km²) and have a considerable impact on its landscape ...
... 2:20, the sun broke through and the guide thanked us for bringing the Australian weather as he hadn't seen any sun for three days. We had glorious sun, almost hot, for about fifteen minutes which got us nicely out into the middle of the lagoon, and then as we sat there, quite still, very mystic, the mist gradually started forming first on the water and then thicker and thicker until, by the time we got back one could just see the icebergs ...
... reference" style="line-height: 1em; font-family: sans-serif;"> It is considered as one of the natural wonders of Iceland.
Here are some of the pics I took. These are not doctored up in any way. Enjoy!
Deciding how to photograph these shapes was a real challenge. But the sky was
overcast and the imagery looked like it was better suited for black-and-white
photography, so we drove (on the sand and under the bridge; good thing Tony
drives a Nissan "Patrol" SUV) back to the lagoon side for another look at the
However, the currents had cleared most of the beach area that we were ...
... respite in a cafe restaurant and warming ourselves with huge glasses of hot chocolate and some cake. Our return to the information building gave us a few ideas for activities on the morrow and briefly headed back to the guesthouse to research and make some booking inquiries. Now one could not come to Höfn and leave without tasting their famous lobster, so we set off into the night for some dinner at Pakkhús Restaurant. Feeling like we ...