Blue Arctic Hotel Gardurinn

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

Flying, flying, flying

A travel blog entry by elrothchild on Oct 06, 2014

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... of 5 minutes before I start boarding my next flight to Glasgow. Couple things. First, on my last flight, I had a ham and cheese sandwich on an incredible baguette, with butter and horseradish, which was interesting and good even though I don't like horseradish. The forecast we got from our supervising flight attendant was "very much rain and wind", which is adorable. And lastly, the Reykjavik airport is one of the most beautiful modern buildings I've ever been in! On to ...

Reykjavik Hop-on Hop-off Tour

A travel blog entry by geoffbro on Sep 14, 2014

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... built half underground. Quite a few homes showed signs on cracking, probably due to the earthquakes Iceland has been experiencing of late.

While it is true to say that we got a few spots of rain, it wasn’t much, not even enough to put Geoff’s good camera away. And, as I said before, we were dressed well for the weather. We went through a Peace park that had a few statues to commemorate peace. One of the statues was ...

Under icy water and inside magma chambers

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley on Aug 22, 2014

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... scuba-snorkelling sometimes!). At one point, where is was the narrowest, you could touch both sides of the continental plates at the same time. Then it opened out into the deep, wide cathedral. So blue, so clear, so pretty. Amazing. We went down to about 16m. Constant 3 degrees. You can't tell how deep you are, same blue everywhere. Then we turned off, into a shallow lagoon just off the rocky crack. This was again, so cool. About 2-3m deep, sandy bottom, algae ...

Iceland- Eds POV

A travel blog entry by georgeadams1991 on Aug 13, 2014

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... 17, 17, 17); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 17.9200000762939px;">Eventually arrived at Seljavellir our little wooden hut for the night, positioned in the middle of nowhere. We went exploring early that afternoon, driving up a small gravel track, out the car we mountaineered ourselves across a rocky basin walking up a valley which eventually came to a manmade swimming pool. Heated by the boiling hot springs, the whole pool was steaming, very soothing after a ...

Hiking and Water Slides

A travel blog entry by rdkflaherty on Jul 22, 2014

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... ready to do it again. I think he did about 8 runs that first evening.

There are hot tubs that range in temperature from 34 degrees Celsius up to 44 degrees. After sliding and playing ball in the water we tried a lot of the different pools - very relaxing. Many locals come most days and use it as a place to catch up with friends etc. I could do this every night too.

Great ...