Youth Hostel Nyibaer

Hafnarbraut 8, Höfn, IS-780, Iceland | Hostel
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Day 18 Skogar to Hofn

A travel blog entry by


... beauty on offer in Iceland. Unfortunately, the rain has continued for most of the day and the viewing opportunities were limited to some extent but there is just so much to be seen anyway, right before our eyes at any direction, as we navigate our way to Hofn.

As we continue the drive, we notice tracts of trees that are permanently bent over which reinforces the velocity of the wind. This would be a cruel place in winter. They are trying to re-establish some forestry areas ...

Near Hofn

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall


... passed through a 6 km long tunnel, we arrive at a fishing village which the French used as a base at the turn of the last century. Even the street signs are translated into French. This is where we spot 3 homes belonging to the hidden people. More Icelandic folklore. Lunch at a small town called Breidalsvik, where we are served substantial portions of chicken, potatoes and salad - Icelanders have a full "dinner" at lunchtime and then a ...

Hofn to Myvatn

A travel blog entry by nicholas.napoli


... along the way I found a nice boulder to climb, but without any spotters or a crash pad, I was afraid to make the last move, gotta keep these ankles intact. North of Stodvarfjordur the we headed back toward the interior by way of a 5km tunnel. The tunnel put us into an eerily white valley landscape devoid of everything but the road and an occasional stream.  Eventually the road descends into Eglisstader, a ...


A travel blog entry by blairn99


... and it's not really that easy to get to so you forget its there. It feeds these Glacier tongues and because they are so big they are actually classified as glaciers in their own right. Heres som technical specs for those who care: Iceland Glacier Facts The glaciers and ice caps of Iceland cover 11.1% of the land area of the country (about 11,400 km² out of the total area of 103,125 km²) and have a considerable impact on its landscape ...

Now I can die happy!

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


... 2:20, the sun broke through and the guide thanked us for bringing the Australian weather as he hadn't seen any sun for three days. We had glorious sun, almost hot, for about fifteen minutes which got us nicely out into the middle of the lagoon, and then as we sat there, quite still, very mystic, the mist gradually started forming first on the water and then thicker and thicker until, by the time we got back one could just see the icebergs ...


This hostel, located on Hafnarbraut 8, Höfn, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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