Youth Hostel Vik

Nordurvik, Suðurvíurvegi 5 , Vik, 870, Iceland | Hostel
 

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Clouds & Rains Can't Get Us Down

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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... the women (and men) had to work by was one oil lamp burning cod liver oil. If you've ever smelled cod liver you'll understand why one was lit. So because there was so little light they spent time singing while working together to help keep a rhythm so the stitches were similar in size.

Men spent time carving essential items needed in the home. Even though the items were essential to every day ...

Icelandic Summer Road Trip

A travel blog entry by jakesnorri2014

... is definitely going on my list of favorite places on the face of the earth.

We then continued our way to Vík, a small village with a black sand beach. On our way there we passed by a settlement that the ancestors of one of the Snorris settled. So Megan took a picture next to the sign with her last name, Myrdal, on it. The black sand beach was beautiful. I believe that the black sand is very fine volcanic stone. It was quite windy here as well. We didn't get ...

Bruised toe and 60% chance of rain

A travel blog entry by traveleasy

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... 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 ...

$h!t Happens

A travel blog entry by choyt1427

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This blog title was crowdsourced in the car ride to our accommodations in Vik.

But, the day started around 9 AM when we took off on Ring Road and headed east. I had expected to reaching our first destination before 11:00 but between stopping for gas ($125 to fill up half a tank!!) and an impulsive stop in Selfoss to check out KFC, and Bonus, an actual grocery store, it was closer to noon when we arrived at Seljalandsfoss. It was still a bit overcast, and the bugs ...

Road Trip!

A travel blog entry by kristendanson

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On Sunday morning we woke up and got ready for one last adventure on Westman Island...climbing the volcano! I think I already wrote about that somewhere else....

We hit the ferry back to the mainland at lunch time - it was a beautiful day and the views from the ferry were amazing.

We had arranged to pick up a rental car from the ferry port so we could do a little road trip up the coast and check out ...

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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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