Youth Hostel Fljotsdalur

Fljotsdalur, Hvolsvollur, IS-861, Iceland | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Hvolsvollur

Hostelling around

A travel blog entry by luv2rockclimb


Today is a much better day. The sun is shining and it feels like its over 75 degrees but who knows. I am at the youth hostel tonight. It was nice to have a free stay at couchsurfings Julius´s house, but he was somewhat strange. He took me to this place called "the Pearl" which is a view of the entire city. It was built 10 years ago on top of these …

Week 1 - Skogar, Iceland

A travel blog entry by vontiki2000


... Sigga at the Skogar Guesthouse. When we got back, I made a salami sandwich from the groceries that we had purchased the previous day. Then we all sat around for a while cheerfully conversing with Sigga as she shared her insight on the country, a few personal stories, and her disdain for her neighbor who constantly calls the police to report that "Sigga has been drinking again". The day concluded with some leftover pasta and a good night's sleep. ...

Waterfalls, volcanos, glaciers and aurora borealis

A travel blog entry by howardstein


... did climb the 434 steps to witness the view.

Near this was the Skogar Folk Museum. This was started when Thordur Tomasson was 14 and he now is 92 and going strong. He has collected many artifacts that are now on display. He was present and gave us a demonstration of playing a local type of dulcimer and also showed us how to spin lambs wool and horsehair into useable thread. The museum had boats, clothes, jewellery, agricultural ...

Day 4 - Skógar

A travel blog entry by hfamily


... could get the horses ready for us. Dad jokingly told the teens to bring out an old, slow horse for Auntie to comfortably ride on!

To pass the time, we decided to visit the Skógar museum. We also set out two blankets in front of Skogafoss waterfall and had a picnic for lunch. It was a beautiful location with both the sights and sounds of a powerful waterfall. Everyone had a ham sandwich with some carrots and cucumber, chips brought from ...

Walk on the Ice Side tour

A travel blog entry by reme


Another early morning start this time on a tour organised by Reykjavik Excursions in conjunction with Icelandic Mountain Guides who would be doing the glacier hike section.

The Reykjavik Excursions company run pickups which drop you off at their main depot and from there you board the bus signposted for your tour. Our guide was very informative about Iceland, the history and in particular the Viking folklore ...


This hostel, located on Fljotsdalur, Hvolsvollur, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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