Guesthouse Hvammur

Ranarslod 2, Höfn, 780, Iceland | Hotel
Prices starting from $135.00

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Day 18 Skogar to Hofn

A travel blog entry by


... Apparently forests did exist in a bygone era but surprise surprise they were cut down by mankind.

The other intriguing thing we notice is that some older houses and buildings were actually built into the banks of mountains and hills, presumably for wind protection and maybe it was warmer doing it like that those days.

On a general note, it has to be said that the food over here is really good but bloody hell it is so expensive. A main course at hotels, a couple of which ...

Near Hofn

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall


... at dinner time. We make numerous stops throughout the day to take pictures of waterfalls, fjords and glaciers which Icelamd has in abundance. We make a quick comfort stop at Djupivogur to check out the sights ( not much) and have a latte, which is always make with whole milk! Icelanders do not know the concept of fat free! We arrive at hotel Smyrlabjorg, a hotel catering to large groups and hikers as it is near the fjords. A 5-star hotel it is ...

Hofn to Myvatn

A travel blog entry by nicholas.napoli


... town. We filled up with another 8000isk of petrol, a soft serve vanilla cone, and then were quickly west bound and down. Here the scenery changed again to silky white plains of snow with the occasional cinder cone popping up in the distance. Eventually we made out way to Dettifoss falls which required a small trek through the snow, cold but worth the detour. From here we entered the North Atlantic Riff Zone beautifully covered ...


A travel blog entry by blairn99


... An ice cap is a mass of glacial ice that covers less than 50,000 km² of land area covering a highland area and they feed outlet glaciers. Glaciers are also contributing to the Icelandic economy, with tourists flocking to the country to see glaciers on snowmobiles and on glacier hiking tours[1]. Many Icelandic ice caps and glaciers lie above volcanoes, such as Grímsvötn and Bárðarbunga, which lie under the largest ice cap, ...

Now I can die happy!

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


... out of the pea soup. It was so unbelievably gorgeous, you just can't imagine (I haven't looked at my photos yet, but I hope they will do it justice) but the poor sods who were on the 3pm trip, as we got back, wouldn't have seen a thing except when they actually did a Titanic right into an iceberg - very glamorous, but it's nice to actually see them too!

The famous black sands of the beach was pretty glamorous too, in the thick mist, but ...

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