Blue Arctic Hotel Gardurinn

Address: Hringbraut 105, Reykjavík, 101, Iceland | 2 star hostel
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Travel Blogs from Reykjavík

Golden Circle Tour - Thingvellir National Park

A travel blog entry by londone7 on Sep 21, 2014

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... on the outskirts of town in industrial estates with no shops and away from all the tourist spots. I had a much better spot next to the big Cathedral for a lot less price.

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Day 6: The Strandir coast to Þingvellir

A travel blog entry by olindy3 on Sep 18, 2014

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... the Ring Road at Bru.

The 68 will take you through mostly farmland and fjords with very few stops of interest along the way. Although, we lucked out and saw some wildlife there. We watched an eagle - a GIANT black eagle - fly up from a field next to the road. That's really the only wildlife we saw on the trip, besides some seals. If we had gone further north to Hornstrandir, or further west to Latrabjarg, ...


A travel blog entry by olindy3 on Sep 13, 2014

... businesses keep limited hours, and many campsites close for the winter. On the bright side, prices are a bit lower, roads were in great condition, weather was nice and there are no crowds...ever. We found the timing to be ideal and would highly recommend this time of year for Iceland travel.

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Day 2 Reykjavik

A travel blog entry by jilliancarr on Sep 04, 2014

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... to open and close the chosen locker, to buy drinks when in the actual blue lagoon at the bar situated in the water.
The water was cloudy with the chemicals, blue and very warm. Hot steaming water constantly flowed into the lagoon and white 'mud' was situated in pots around the edge for the swimmers to cover themselves. The instructions read ' apply to dry skin ' and we were in the water. The waterfall I stood under was warm, tasted awful and ...

A Day in the 'Vik

A travel blog entry by albertine on Aug 07, 2014

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... tasting menu at one of the amazing Nordic restaurants that specialize in locally sourced organic Icelandic ingredients. You won't be disappointed. My epicurious adventure was at the very fine Fridrik V restaurant ( in the heart of happening Laugavegur Street. Wow. Just wow. I am still so fabulously full, it is hard to accurately reflect on all the goodness put before me tonight. Suffice it to say, I ordered a 3 course surprise menu that ...