Hotel Edda - Egilsstadir
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... aklettar rocks are a wild array of basaltic columns, twisted and angled in every conceivable direction. It is like looking at an abstract work of art. The bizarre bending of the rocks results in caves, towers and other unclassifiable geometrical shapes. It’s like being on another world, and the area has an alien and almost menacing sort of beauty. Formed when the powerful Jökulsá River washed away chunks of volcanic craters, the rocks at ...
... days in Iceland and the 3 days we are to have in the Faroes without having any more flats. But, the Gods didn’t love us and we got another flat. We limped back to Eglisstadir stopping now and again to pump it up. D didn’t want to have to pull everything out and change it in such bitterly cold weather if he would avoid it, and also he wasn’t sure if the tyre we now had as a spare was really much better than this one. At Kopaskar the fellow ...
... large. The Islands are impressively grand, with towering cliffs and rugged shapes – the photos just don’t do them justice. We threaded our way through the Islands towards the airport at Vagar. This time the Waterfall approach was not the best option due to lower clouds in that direction, so straight in for us. There’s been such a change in the airport since four years ago: the runway has been extended, instrument landing ...
... to have had a head wind no matte which way they are heading. This morning they awoke to find snow on their tent and most of their stuff wet so they have moved into a small guest house to dry out.Over the next few days we did a lot of the tourist sites. We walked about the lake shore and watched some of the water birds, the grebes and the divers among them and saw lots of little birds in the grasses and bushes. We climbed around the lava fields and to the top of ...
... Unless you are hiring a real 4WD - don't bother! Most of the roads are not passable in the winter and many are still closed now. The SUVs that people hire are just not cut out for the off-road areas and each year many tourists have to be rescued from roads and rivers where they have taken these cars without the relevant skills to drive them.
Loving Iceland so far, the country still has this innocence about it that ...