Guesthouse Stekkabol

Stekkar 19, Patreksfjorour, IS-450, Iceland | Hotel
Prices starting from $122.00

Travel Blogs from Patreksfjorour

First Week in Bolungarvík

A travel blog entry by jakesnorri2014

Tuesday morning was my first day of work. I got up bright and early and got ready for the day. I'm not used to having actually hot water and so when I took my shower I only turned on the hot water. This, my friends, is a huge mistake in Iceland. The water is geothermal and very hot to begin with. I burned my back and had to jump out of the bath tub to avoid permanent damage. after that fiasco I went to work for the community of Bolungarvík. My supervisor, Siggi, is like ...

Day 22 Hellnar

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We awake to windy and cold weather again. We had a good night in the turf house, no complaints whatsoever and Noel is somewhat known for being a hard marker.

We enjoy a nice breakfast with our German friends then wish them well as we set off for Hellnar. Hellnar is about 200 kilometres away on a central west peninsula. The countryside was probably the least interesting of what we have experienced to date in Iceland but having said that it was still very pretty. ...


A travel blog entry by jakesnorri2014


... in the water and by the Mountains. Snow was around us and it was gorgeous. He drove us around to other parts of town too and we finally went home and retired to watching more of the World Cup. Then Sveinn took me to Bolungarvík where I would be staying with Björg. There was a five kilometer tunnel that went straight through the heart of the mountain to get there. It is a quaint little town on the shore, also surrounded by mountains. Björg welcomed us in and we talked for a while. ...

Stunning waterfalls and fjords

A travel blog entry by kiwisinflight


... told me she was her Grandmother!!??
It is really common to free camp in Iceland which includes camping on farmers property, although I'm not sure there would be many months in the year that camping would be comfortable. The wind here is incredible at the moment. The car is swaying around a lot and we are rugged up in jumpers and jackets when we get out of the car. Summer....yeah ...

Another Waterfall

A travel blog entry by pearcy


... a nice spot and take in the views.

While I waited I took the opportunity to re-tension my chain a bit. It is showing signs of severe stress. This is the second time I've adjusted the tension, it is failing fast now and is becoming a worry. There will be few spares outside of Reykjavik.

We stop at Dynjandi waterfall, not huge but really pretty as rather than sheer volume of ...


This hotel, located on Stekkar 19, Patreksfjorour, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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