Canal Hotel

Address: Baejarhraun 4, Hafnarfjordur, 220, Iceland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hafnarfjordur

City tour & Blue Lagoon

A travel blog entry by seejay on Oct 24, 2014

... look green and then turn white! Got our drinks,jwaded around, rubbed silica on our arms and chest, chatted with a couple of men from northern England that got married the day before. We stood under the pounding water of the waterfall to beat on our shoulders. It was really nice. Did not want to get out! Took the bus back to hotel. Was told to meet Gulla at 8pm for our second try of the northern lights chaser. Went up to the Sky Lounge for ...

Day 6: The Strandir coast to Þingvellir

A travel blog entry by olindy3 on Sep 18, 2014

8 photos

... fog made our drive less scenic than we had hoped and I think there are some neat areas around there. Not sure about roads, I have read some mixed reviews about this area, some claiming that the roads are too poor for 2WD. But they are not F-roads, so I suspect you could get by, albeit slowly.

I won't go into too much detail about Žingvellir or the Golden Circle because you can find a wealth of information ...

The Golden Circle

A travel blog entry by andreatravels on Jul 28, 2014

24 photos

... pretty strong here but you get used to it after being in Iceland for a while. Some of our travelers thought they could smell it in their showers at the hotel but I didn't notice it that much. On these cold days, it was just so nice to go back and know you could stand under a scalding hot shower for as long as you wanted!


The Hidden People

A travel blog entry by rdkflaherty on Jul 25, 2014

3 comments, 3 photos

We took a city bus out to the town of Hafnarjodur (try saying that even once).  It has a population of 27,000 making it the second largest city in Iceland.   Christine and Caleb went on a tour with Elisabet who told the group about the 'elves'.  Christine was not impressed that Elisabet was not playing it up for the kids enough and could not muster up answers to any questions i.e.: What do they eat? Response: ...

Minke Whale Anyone?

A travel blog entry by tomkilbey29 on Jul 02, 2014

1 photo

... and I'd invite anyone who argues that USA don't get football to visit a bar during a USA World Cup Game.

The highlight for me, apart from the Blue Lagoon, which I'll come to in a minute, was the food. Again, the word ecletic comes to mind. The menus for standard restaurants were among the most bizarre I've ever seen, with every effort made to source locally. This means that generally, the menus are all full of seafood. It's something I ...