Hotel Edda Skogar

Address: Hvolsvollur, Hvolsvollur, 861, Iceland | Hotel
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Edda Skogar Hvolsvollur

    Reviewed by aidand

    Actually the hostel next door

    Reviewed Oct 27, 2014
    by (15 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    It's fine, hot water and everything

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Edda Skogar Hvolsvollur

    3.00 of 5 stars Good

    Travel Blogs from Hvolsvollur

    Day 2

    A travel blog entry by aidand on Oct 27, 2014

    10 photos

    Up at 7.30 in pitch black after decent kip (Simon says I snore and I know he does!). Off on short journey to first trek which is relatively easy ( 300 metre climb) in cold but fine weather. After 2 hours stop for bath on thermal river which is v hot but fun. Picnic lunch and head back to bus before quick stop at off license and then heading off to …

    Waterfall camp site

    A travel blog entry by tenkings78 on Jul 05, 2015

    1 photo

    ... climb up and the other you could walk behind , which we did at midnight by ourselves, and the next day saw massive crowds queuing for the same.they also had a cool reception with work benches and rabbits in a cage outside. The waterfalls were called seljalandsfoss and ...

    Day 8 – The Waterfall and the Sod Museum:

    A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jun 29, 2015

    49 photos

    ... but looking through the mist at the scenery.

    Pic 9 -Sod House Museum
    Ancient boats abound here!

    Pic 10 - Telephone Anyone
    Arnold said these were in use back in the sixties when he came to Iceland.

    Pic 11- Lineman
    Check out the Personal Protection Equipment on this guy! I wouldn't want to be up there!

    Pic 12 - Thermal Power
    Parts from an old thermal power plant unit.. Iceland has unlimited thermal power available.

    Day 6 – Up the Mountains:

    A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jun 27, 2015

    67 photos

    ... bit of trivia!

    Right after lunch we walked around a bit and saw this cute little girl with a bucket feeding the horses. Someone said she was the cook’s daughter. She had picked grass and filled a small bucket which she then brought to the horses to eat. I think she was afraid to hand feed them so she would let the horses take turns pulling a little bit of grass out of her bucket at a time. She was having a great time doing this.

    Ride ...

    Day 5 – Moving the herd to Thorsmork:

    A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jun 26, 2015

    35 photos

    ... attraction and the place is littered with cars and people that just make it too hard to do with horses. We are going to see even bigger waterfalls later so no big deal.

    We had a few water crossings along the way and the horses just trudged across with no problem. The embankments we had to go down and up from were a little scary especially for a guy with my limited experience. Going down you have to lean back and make sure to lean forward before the horse ...