Country Hotel Anna
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The Golden Circle is a collection of three popular attractions all within about 60 miles of Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, and Gullfoss. We had the opportunity to see the country's most important historical area, a spouting hot spring and a roaring waterfall, all in about 4 hours! Heading south to the Ring Road, we stayed at a relatively new B & B, Hotel Selio and enjoyed hot soup and bread for dinner as well as a great ...
... we are not sure why but we will find out as we go. We then decide to check into our our accommodation for the night, Hotel Anna, which is a very small (seven rooms) but well reputed hotel. We arrive at reception and the lass looks a bit bemused when we tell her our name and has to call the owner. We think we hear words like we are booked in tomorrow night and they are fully booked tonight. We fleetingly picture ourselves hooking up under a tent ...
... to walk through. We explored until we came to a waterfall, took some photos, then headed back to the car, struggling to keep our eyes open. It was time to find somewhere to camp. We drove around for quite awhile until we came to a big geyser. There were camp sites around which were closed for the season because the ground is still frozen and they get frost during the night which is no fun for campers. In this part of Iceland the land was all rock ...
... lava fields in the shadows of looming, snow-covered mountains accompanying us the entire way. Being such a famous attraction, the place was much more crowded with tourists than Pingvellir. We walked around the overpriced gift shop for a while before crossing the road to get to the geysers, which we easily found by heading towards the steam. Geysir itself is not the most interesting spout on display anymore due to several years of ...
... inspired by hearing the story of the "professional" way of putting on rucksacks, we took many attempts to perfect it.
This culminated in a video of the 5 boys next to the backdrop of the lake.
We also managed a group photo after Rich balanced the camera on a bench. In the frenzy to get ready in time it ended up not being too successful, but still looked quite funny.
It was then time to actually start walking. We decided to go the path less travelled and went ...