Youth Hostel Fljotsdalur

Address: Fljotsdalur, Hvolsvollur, IS-861, Iceland | Hostel
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This hostel is located on Fljotsdalur, Hvolsvollur.
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    Travel Blogs from Hvolsvollur


    A travel blog entry by kyle.l on May 26, 2015

    16 photos

    The drive to Fljotsdalur is less then an hour from Skogar. Along the way I pass two horses running. They were quite captivating as you can see from the pictures. They must have ran all out for ten+ minutes. They disappeared into the distance like they heard the dinner bell ring from miles away.

    Fljotsdalur is the first hostel I've been to …

    Day 8 – The Waterfall and the Sod Museum:

    A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jun 29, 2015

    49 photos

    ... of them!

    Pic 24 - Real Meat
    I think this is beef but I wouldn't put money on it! They didn't specifically say it was beef.

    Pic 25 - Glacier
    On our way to Glacier Lagoon.

    Pic 26 - Glacier
    Getting closer!

    Pic 27 - Lupine Everywhere
    These fields seem to go on forever. Lupine for everyone! Little purple flowers.

    Pic 28 - Glacier Lagoon
    We are excited to get a good look at this place!

    Pic 29 - The ...

    Day 6 – Up the Mountains:

    A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jun 27, 2015

    67 photos

    ... in the beautiful canyon and back to a deep river crossing to get back to Thorsmork. On our way out of the canyon, Nancy and her horse went up an embankment and along the hill to get over a ways. I chose to follow but when we got on the embankment, the back end of the embankment started to collapse. I could feel my horse’s back feet stepping quickly for a foothold. Luckily, he got enough of a foothold to move us to a sturdier position. In the process ...

    Day 5 – Moving the herd to Thorsmork:

    A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jun 26, 2015

    35 photos

    ... having to take off after horses that want to go elsewhere. We head across a deep river that we have no choice but to cross. The water is so deep, we get in and my horse starts going sideways trying to make it to the other side. I remember Arnold telling us that when in doubt; give the horse his way and he knows where to go and what to do. I put my trust in my horse and we made it across. At this point, we are all pretty wet because of the rain and the water in ...

    Day 4 – Off to the Sea:

    A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jun 25, 2015

    58 photos

    ... br>
    Pic 25 - Getting Ready to Move Out
    Some are more anxious then others to get back in the saddle!

    Pic 26 - Elaine

    Pic 27 - Karolina
    Always smiling and ready to go.

    Pic 28 - One Last Shot
    Nice little silhouette.

    Pic 29 - The Trail Back
    That's me headed back to Skalakot.

    Pic 30 - Sandy Berm
    These are the least of what we will be climbing!

    Pic 31 - Cows in Need of Bras
    Notice the black cow. ...