Youth Hostel Husey

Hroarstungu , Egilsstadir, IS-701, Iceland | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Egilsstadir

Eastbound to Egilisstadir

A travel blog entry by howardstein

4

... with caramelized onions and Cumberland sauce and smoked goose with horseradish sauce. Minna's main was an amazing beef tenderloin, while Howard feasted on reindeer steak that was as tender as meat could be. This is the restaurant's signature dish as this is reindeer country. After dinner we watched from our hotel window for the aurora borealis as the internet reports showed a moderate chance for it tonight. It has been very cloudy every night so ...

Where elves live

A travel blog entry by tem

6

Hi

The icelandic culture often goes hand in hand with sagas of elves and trolls. We drove to a eastern fjord where the queen of the elves is supposed to live. I love those little sagas, stories or fairy tales? No one knows if they are true or not, but it's nice to have such little stories to entertain tourists :-)

In Bakkagerdi we did ...

Fantastic Fjords ( not a Holden to be seen)

A travel blog entry by plannette

15

... charging in from the opposite direction!! The unfortunate incident during this trip was Annette seriously rolling her ankle at a viewing site. As she regained her footing she said "hope I can play tennis when I get back!" See photo of swelling.

We are just about fjorded out but they are wonderful sights in this corner of the world. No fancy foods tonight just probably the worse pizza we have ever had.

Tomorrow we head further north ...

Sight-seeing to Egilsstadir, Iceland

A travel blog entry by eskimo

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... 2,435ft high, its ‘golf-ball’ capped summit struggling to keep below the cloud. Continuing to Heradsfloi, a bay fringed with a black sand beach; the attendant wide valley is the delta area for two major rivers, one of which led us to our destination, Egilsstadir. The flight had taken just under 2.5hrs and although the sun was shining through clear skies above, the 10kt northerly wind made it feel decidedly chilly.

We ...

South coast to Egilsstadir

A travel blog entry by petesaga

8

... with a panoramic view spanning from the black desert of the outwash plain around the five glacial valleys and the pinnacled mountains in between. On descending we found the former farmstead of Sel, where there are several small turf-roofed houses surrounded by pasture clustered on the edge of the gravel plain: inside was a cosy kitchen and living room under one gable, a sleeping loft above animal stalls to conserve heat in another one, just like a scene from a novel by ...

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