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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      A travel blog entry by garytan on Oct 21, 2014

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      ... in the country with a width of 25 metres (82 feet) and a drop of 60 m (200 ft). Due to the amount of spray the waterfall consistently produces, a single or double rainbow is normally visible on sunny days. According to legend, the first Viking settler in ...

      Rain, Mist and Waterfalls

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

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      ... using a cable to help climb up, were in reality no cause for concern whatsoever.

      As we got higher and higher however, visibility began to get worse, as we started to reach the low hanging clouds. Over-trousers and rucksack covers were put on as the drizzle got thicker and thicker. The trail climbed higher and higher and soon was winding its way through areas strewn with solidified lava from the 2010 volcanic eruption that caused so much disruption, ...

      Day 17 Grimborgir to Skogar

      A travel blog entry by on Jun 29, 2014

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      ... we are not sure why but we will find out as we go. We then decide to check into our our accommodation for the night, Hotel Anna, which is a very small (seven rooms) but well reputed hotel. We arrive at reception and the lass looks a bit bemused when we tell her our name and has to call the owner. We think we hear words like we are booked in tomorrow night and they are fully booked tonight. We fleetingly picture ourselves hooking up under a tent ...


      A travel blog entry by obrillips on May 03, 2014

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      ... to walk through. We explored until we came to a waterfall, took some photos, then headed back to the car, struggling to keep our eyes open. It was time to find somewhere to camp. We drove around for quite awhile until we came to a big geyser. There were camp sites around which were closed for the season because the ground is still frozen and they get frost during the night which is no fun for campers. In this part of Iceland the land was all rock ...

      Sigga, Jewel of the South

      A travel blog entry by vontiki2000 on Apr 06, 2014

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      ... rocks into the hole, trying to set it off. However, Strokkur, described as the world's most reliable geyser did not disappoint. Seeing that I've never been to Yellowstone, it was exciting to witness nature's business for the first time. Although my LP guide indicated that admission was free, the price to get through the gate was just under U.S. $6. Well worth it, regardless. On the road and surrounded by lava fields and mountains again, ...