Hotel Edda - Egilsstadir
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... fi. I appear to be the only person here, apart from a young guy from New York who seems nice and talkative.
After having a small lunch I go for a walk, following a path I read about which leads to yet another waterfall. Initially it is quite featureless and follows the road that goes out to Seydisfjordur, but soon takes a turn into a gravel dirt road past a farm (where I was greeted by a barking dog, which soon scarpered after half-heartedly threw a small stone in ...
... separate ones alongside it.
The first sight of Dettifoss just takes your breath away. It is like someone yanked the earth out from under the river. There is 212 tons of water/second going over the cliff. I scampered around the rocks looking for good pictures but there is no way to take it all in. In the end, I sat near the edge and the nearest point of masses of water going over the cliff and just let the roar and motion hypnotize me. Maybe Niagara falls or Victoria Falls has ...
... ll behave I promise.” Yes the sheep have been a lot of fun and have entertained us numerous times. One driving note there is not a lot of road kills along the road for as often as we’ve seen sheep crossing the road we’ve only seen one dead road kill sheep.
The Icelandic horses are also beautiful creatures. We haven’t seen as many since coming eastward but this morning we were rewarded ...
So let me just say that I think I've given up on trying to hit up bars and such until I make it back to Reykjavik. Last night I wandered about the frozen city of Akureyri, visiting all seven bars and taverns they had to offer. Of them, six were closed, and the one that wasn't was very quiet and no one spoke much English! I had a beer and left, feeling a bit disappointed but still happy because at least I had the chance to see the area.
The next ...
... river to the ocean many km away. All this crashing falling water made for enough mist to have a beautiful rainbow. The day was overcast and foggy but we were blessed as the skies cleared in time for our hike and viewing. Eglisstadir was our destination, and we got there before dark. We had dinner in our hotel, the Iceland Air Hotel Herad. The food was wonderful, again. Happy hour drinks got us ready for an Iceland delights appetizer of salad, ...