Smaratun Guesthouse

Address: Road 261, Hvolsvollur, 861, Iceland | Hostel
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This hostel is located on Road 261, Hvolsvollur.
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      Day 3

      A travel blog entry by aidand on Oct 28, 2014

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      Up at 6 and breakfast. Make sarnie and head off in dark on coach to base of volcano. Get going at 8.30 and straight into steep climb in very high winds with me following Eddie who had his ice pick wrong way round in his ruck sack so axe part was in my face, not great given wind causing us to lose balance! Climb for 3 hours then stop for lunch before hitting glacier and roping up. ...


      A travel blog entry by garytan on Oct 21, 2014

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      ... and Mýrdalsjökull. It goes down to Ţórsmörk on the other side and continues as the famous Laugavegur to Landmannalaugar.

      Skógafoss Waterfall
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      What part of Eyjafjallajokull don't you understand

      A travel blog entry by jennymgg on Oct 20, 2014

      ... This is the wrong tour," he declared. I stifled my glee (no crampons!) as he sorted out the refund and soon we were on the bus to Iceland's own great south coast. Our driver was Simon and he talked non-stop, but in a good way. He fed us with information, but in a way that made every tidbit interesting. He started with a bit of a guided tour of Reykjavik, explaining that there are only stone houses because a large fire razed all the wooden houses in 1915. We also heard how a ...

      Rain, Mist and Waterfalls

      A travel blog entry by daniel.western on Sep 07, 2014

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      ... equipment and sat on some upturned plastic bins to eat some lunch. At least we were out of the cold and the wind and the rain for a while. The Germans pressed on after lunch but I was concerned the Alisha had not turned up at the hut yet, so I waited a while. About half an hour after arriving at the hut, she still had not appeared, so I was starting to get a little concerned. I did not know what to do though - she may have continued on with the main trail to ...

      Day 17 Grimborgir to Skogar

      A travel blog entry by on Jun 29, 2014

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      ... the Westman Islands) and the biggest of them, Heimaey, is populated by over 4,000 people. Unbelievable that anyone would want to live there! The others, of which there are about eleven, are uninhabited. We find out from the on site booking office at Thorlakshofn that a tourist ferry, the Herjolfur, goes around the island a number of times a day (depending on weather conditions) but we have missed the final sailing for the day. We take the ...