Hotel Edda - Egilsstadir
Travel Blogs from Egilsstadir
... in Iceland are not what you would call smooth--much of the terrain is full of these mounds formed by frost action thrusting the rocks up--then moss grows over them. It's beautiful but watch your step!
The walk ended at a small supermarket where we picked up supplies for lunch, then drove toward our hotel in Egilstathir on the northeast ...
... just a running down the road. Now if you’ve ever been anywhere a lot of tourist are you know if more than one car stops there is usually something to see., well we didn’t need to wonder what everybody was looking at because the sheep where coming straight at us. Now we have found the sheep to be fairly skittish around humans so you could see the look of terror on these poor sheep’s faces "mama, what ...
... room has black out curtains so you can pretend that it is dark outside. The effect of all that sun and the time lag is playing havoc on our sleeping patterns.
A note on the photographs: if you click on one of them the blog site will take you to a slide show to all of them. Also, you can enlarge the map and get a better idea where we are in relation to the rest of Iceland.
This morning they served cod-liver oil capsules for breakfast among other items.
Our intention was to get up early, but being on vacation and our own schedule allowed us to start late. Breakfast at 9:00 at the Cowshed. A wonderful plate glass window between the restaurant and the milking and feeding area gives a great view and none of the smells. Hverfell volcano was our stop after a ten minute drive. We saw this volcano from over thirty km away on our entry into the Lake Myvatn area. It looks like a huge striated black mound ...
... s edge and covers an area of about 6.9 sq miles. It recently became the deepest lake in Iceland at over 814 ft in depth as glacial retreat extended its boundaries.The size of the lagoon has increased fourfold since the 1970s. It is considered as one of the natural wonders of Iceland. The lagoon can be seen along Route 1 and a bridge separates the glacial lagoon on one side and the iceberg filled black sand beach on the other! Jökulsárlón has been ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking