Youth Hostel Vik
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- High-speed internet in room
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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... ones we had turned out not to usable, so a second celebration began for the day.
Once we got on the road, for our hour long journey, we quickly realized that we would be taking a lot longer than a single hour to reach our destination in Vik. Our travels took us about 3 hours because we were having SO much fun photographing along the way. Our first stop was Seljalandsfoss to see the falls. Lovely, lovely, lovely and packed with 4x4 ...
... say it certainly didn't disappoint and from a 'cold environment' classification it is probably the most incredible thing i have ever seen.On advice from a fellow traveller we took the turn before the bridge (to avoid the bulk of tourists) and came across a beach scattered with huge icebergs that had broken away from the larger icebergs/glaciers and floated off to the ocean before coming to rest near the shore.While not exactly ...
... taking in the fresh air with a beautiful view of Dyrholaey in the distance.
Once back at the hotel in the late afternoon we took the opportunity to chill, something that was definitely not in the original itinerary! For dinner we went to the restaurant next door (one of only two options, the other being a roadside diner) where we were given a delicious free starter of tomato soup and Paul had a beautiful fresh cod. We received warnings again that ...
... steep hill. It was a very mysterious sheep.
Hike 3 - Skogafoss. The waterfall is located below Eyjafjallajökull (the volcano that blew up in 2010). Most people stay at the waterfall but you can hike up along the river for a couple days through the glacial pass. I did an hour and turned back.
Hike 4 - I tried to get to an abandoned plane but was on the wrong side of the river and couldn't get across. It was a long walk on a ...
... could see the elves had a great deal of meaning to him! So wild!!!
After many sites throughout the day of this windswept landscape, we ended the afternoon at the gorgeous Blue Lagoon. This is the most popular place in Iceland and I can see why!! The Blue Lagoon is a huge thermal pool created by the hot springs in the area. The pool could hold thousands of people. Fortunately it was much less crowded when we were ...