Youth Hostel Vik

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

    Skafatell glacier

    A travel blog entry by journeyguy on Jul 21, 2014

    11 photos

    ... were crevasses forming from the runoff but nothing serious. Something on the order of a low cloud/fog/light rain moved in so I think our expedition might have been cut a bit short. we did not go up to the ice fall.

    Tonight's Hotel Laki is a "farm hotel" which is not a quaint little place with some cows and sheep but rather a big hotel dropped into the fields and the destination for multiple large buses of people. Deja vous of the previous ...

    Clouds & Rains Can't Get Us Down

    A travel blog entry by abalzer on Jul 11, 2014

    20 photos

    ... too.

    From Oddi we took the scenic route back to the ring road. I've included some pictures but with the cloud layer I know they are difficult to see. The landscape was unbelievable almost like it was made for giants. There is still snow in the higher elevations but none that we've been close too. Our scenic route was through a pretty little valley with another country church, a tree farm run by ...

    Icelandic Summer Road Trip

    A travel blog entry by jakesnorri2014 on Jun 23, 2014

    ... but my feet got wet and the water was nice and chilly. The little village was so quaint and humble.

    I could have stayed out exploring for forever, but alas we had to return to Reykjavk. The landscapes of Iceland are so unreal with farms and mountains and glaciers and the ocean and desolate rock and moss. It is unlike anything I've ever seen and there is pretty much everything here. It was the best day I've had for as long as I can remember.

    We ...

    Bruised toe and 60% chance of rain

    A travel blog entry by traveleasy on Jun 19, 2014

    18 photos

    ... owns a farm at the base of the mountain took a world famous photo of the ash clouds that sold around the world and apparently saved the family from financial ruin. He has set up a viewpoint point on the road outside the farm with a copy of the famous photograph.

    From there we went to the final glacier of the day. We weren't allowed to walk up to this one because we were running out of time to fit everything in. One ...

    Caves, sheep, and waterfalls

    A travel blog entry by cthetravellady on Jun 19, 2014

    6 photos

    ... far as the eye can see! We even got to climb up some treacherous rock faces to explore some sea caves!! We had a good viewpoint to see the fabulous sea arches and stacks.

    Tonight we are staying in the cute little town of Vik, southern most part of Iceland! Right now we're sitting in our hostel in Vik enjoying chocolate orange 'cakes' (I'd call them cookies) and pistachios.