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DAY 3: South Shore - Eyjafjallajokull
Waterfalls - Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Visitor Centre
- Volcanic Aftermath - Black Sand Beaches
Seljalandsfoss is ...
Woke up at 10 15! Haven’t slept in that late for a long time.
After a leisurely breakfast we set off for a visit to Geysir. Tom drove out of
the small complex as he was desperate to try an automatic- he says he can’t
understand how anyone could fail their test in an automatic! Nick took over the
driving and set the cruise control so both of his feet could have a rest!
The site at Geysir is
amazing, although the actual geyser that gave its name ...
... was really surprised at the texture of the land on the volcano - it was lots of really small rocks and pretty much no solid base. We didn't go around the back side to see this, but we were told by our host that if you dig down a bit there, it's still too hot to touch at just 4" deep!
After our very rapid descent from the volcano we made our way back to pick up our things, and head down to the ferry. Our host family was really kind, and it ...
... we pack up and head to the pool. Only a 5 minute walk from the house, we found an AMAZING pool with waterslides, hot tubs, saunas, toys and so much more...with a view of the most amazing landscape I have ever seen.
Tonight we are resting up for a big day tomorrow...zodiac boat tour of the islands, followed by a bus tour of the main island. And...likely then back to the pool!
Enjoy the photos - this place ...
... major disruption to Europe air traffic for almost a week. Eyjafjallajökull visitor centre opens only from May to Sep and only opens for group visit for the rest of the year. The visitor centre was opened for a group that day so we were able to walk in to take a quick look.
The next stop was Skógafoss. We hiked all the way to the top of ...