Hotel Edda Nesjum
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... pouring down every side. Our first glimpse of Vatnajökull was incredible. The area is huge when you see it on a map and the currently active volcano, Bárdabunga sits at the NW. There is a massive cone reaching too far back to see with other dome peaks all over it. Spearing down on all sides of it are massive glaciers - some take up 3/4 of the car's side windows. We chose Skaftafellsjökull as it was relatively easy to get to and you could walk up close ...
... the occasional dramatic wave breaking with bright turquoise spume as it rose and broke at the top of its travel. The ship is very stable though, and the rolling is minimal. Sick bags have appeared at strategic places around the ship, though, just in case... At the end, Judy and Ken with whom we played the other day and who had been such a delight then offered to play a few hands with us, which was good. It then being happy hour, we retired to the Crow's Nest for a drink or ...
... pouring rain to reserve us a room, unfortunately she returns with the same glum look and the same response..... no room here. We head off to the next town and the same scenario unfolds again, we check the book and make numerous phone calls all with the same response. We've got away with this many times in our traveling past but something is starting to tell me tonight we will be sleeping in the car. We head towards Reykjavik which is two or three hours away and it's ...
... As we got closer to Skaftafell we crossed more and more of the one lane bridges and the water beneath them was rushing fast every time we crossed one. Also these bridges did not have wooden surfaces most of them were concrete I'm certain because of the amount of force the rushing water but on them. The glacier run off was unbelievable even so far away.
Once we got to Skaftafell we made a visit to the ...
... through. But at the same time it was good fun really and we met up with a Sydney couple who are here to live out the same experiences.
As we head back to the car and travel on, this big mumma of a glacier is poking its tongue out everywhere. It's a landscape all of its own. Magnificent and majestic. It was worth coming to Iceland just to see this one attraction.
Every year there are multiple deaths of both tourists and locals who dare to take on the Glazier, many ...