Hotel Edda Skogar
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It's fine, hot water and everything
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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 …
Skógafoss (pronounced [ˈskou.aˌfɔs]) is a waterfall situated on the Skógá River in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline. After the coastline had receded seaward (it is now at a distance of about 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) from ...
... 8.15 am. Walking with me are Alisha the Australian girl and the two Germans, but our different paces mean that we soon separate. The weather is actually fairly reasonable at the start. Its cloudy but not raining, and the cloud is not so low that it obscures all view. The trail starts off level, following the floor of the valley near Thorsmork and passing the next hut, Basar. Then it starts to climb, though not too steeply. The scenery is gorgeous along the way.. ...
... the waterfall. We didn't but the views from the front were spectacular anyway. There are smaller waterfalls along the same cliff face. As with other attractions we have visited, there were people and tour buses everywhere. Iceland is seemingly a very popular tourist location. An interesting feature of this waterfall and indeed others as we find out later is the number of birds that nest in the cliff face area around the waterfall. They are ...
... learnt how to drive on the other side of the road. There were multiple door handle grabs rather than gear stick grabs.... But eventually we got the hang of it.
We had read that you can camp anywhere in Iceland so we didn't bother booking accommodation. The first day we went to the area where you can walk between the tectonic plates. It was amazing!! The big North American plate and the moss covered European plates have a distinct gap which ...