Youth Hostel Vik

Address: Nordurvik, Suðurvíurvegi 5 , Vik, 870, Iceland | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Nordurvik, SuĂ°urvĂ­urvegi 5 , Vik, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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      Travel Blogs from Vik

      What part of Eyjafjallajokull don't you understand

      A travel blog entry by jennymgg on Oct 20, 2014

      ... been horrific to live through, but at the same time it must've been an awesome spectacle. Hundreds of people thought the same thing, with many climbing the volcano for a closer look. As it was erupting. The ride home turned out to be the most adventurous part of the day. Far from having cleared, the mountain conditions had turned into a blizzard. Gale-force winds combined with snow to make for some pretty tough going. We passed a bus, truck and two cars which had run off the ...


      A travel blog entry by jollyskiem on Sep 22, 2014

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      ... Bardabunga volcano being very active towards the east, there was a notice saying how there had been increased instability at the glacier so visitors were discouraged from going too close to either the edge of the glacier itself or too near the glacial lagoon as there was an increased risk of pieces breaking off. I hiked down the trail a bit then headed down to the lagoon where you had a much better view of the glacier and ...

      Welcome to Iceland

      A travel blog entry by shaughnp on Sep 05, 2014

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      ... We then had a 2 hour wait for our car rental. Coffee and sklar for breakfast. We got an upgrade for free and off we went- headed toward Vik. The airport area and Reykjavik are pretty populated, and industrial bit once we hit the route 1 the scenery changed dramatically. Lots of old volcano fields, like in Hawaii. Our first stop on the road to Vik was Skogafoss. This was a beautiful spot with multiple waterfalls going on. The largest one had ...

      Icy lagoons in iceland

      A travel blog entry by charlotterowley on Aug 24, 2014

      7 photos

      ... 243;n is the best known and the largest the glacial lakes in Iceland. It is at the southern end of the Vatnajökull glacier and is 18 km². The deepest part reaches over 200m deep. It was so amazing. So pretty. I've never seen anything like it!! Clear blue water with floating lumps of ice - white, black and blue. So many colours. Hundreds of seagulls. And even seals playing around in the 2 degree water. The black glacier ice is from volcanic ash. The blue ice is from ...

      Of Volcanoes, Waterfalls, and Black Sand Beaches

      A travel blog entry by tomdart07 on Aug 16, 2014

      2 comments, 25 photos

      ... was completed to coincide with the 1100th anniversary of the founding of Iceland.

      But first, we are going INSIDE A VOLCANO. Iceland is home to the only known stable, empty magma chamber inside a quiet volcano. While most eruptions either result in an explosive destruction of the chamber (like Mt. St. Helens) or a more "gentle" collapse into a crater (like Diamond Head), for some reason, the chamber of Thrihnukagigur remained open and ...