Blue Arctic Hotel Gardurinn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free parking
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... circle along the south east portion of Iceland. The main attractions on this tour include:
- Gulfoss waterfall - one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland. Back in the day the government originally wanted to use this waterfall to create a hydraulic power plant but due to acertain female activist, their plans were halted, and now the waterfall is one of the biggest tourist attractions with over 500,000 visitors a year
- Geysir - the most active geyser in the ...
... finally I have been able to see an eruption AND it was one where no one was hurt and no property damaged. Even better than my childhood dream!
Finally it was time to continue back to Reykjavik. Our guide came around to show us the various facts regarding this volcano and how it compared to past ones, whether ...
... karl), cured minke whale (grafid hrefnukjöt), smoked lamb (hangikjöt), dark rye bread (rúgbraud), herrings (síld), gravlax, and a shot of Brennivín (Icelandic schnapps). It was all delicious except the shark, which tasted like ammonia. It stores urine in it's tissues which makes it poisonous to eat when fresh. It was honestly the most disgusting thing I (Lydia) have ever eaten. It was perhaps with ...
... just because you’re diving between two plates but also its some of the best diving on this side of the world! The water is crystal clear due to the glacial water influx with visibility of 120 metres plus. Considering most dives range between 10 and 30 metres, this must be unreal. People that snorkel often have a feeling of vertigo as they float there looking down at the rock below. The water is also just 2 degrees warm! So you have to wear a dry suit just to keep warm.
... 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 long day of travelling.
In the evening we went in search of a town called Vik a small harbour town set in the ...