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 …
... 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 ...
... tiny and usually only a couple of rooms without much storage space. Most had these really thick walls made of rock that then had earth against them and some type of earthen roof? I guess all that acted as insulation to keep the harsh weather out. We wandered about for a while admiring tiny blacksmith shops and other places which were clearly intended as workshops of some kind or the other before hitting the road again. I should mention something I have been ...
... she had them! We made our way back, slowly downhill, to Thorsmork for lunch and enjoyed some awesome food at the restaurant.
Since I am talking about what grows here, I should take this opportunity for a little education here. It seems they figured out you can grow great tomatoes in greenhouses here in Iceland and then decided to grow other things. Every food item grown here is grown in a greenhouse! After experiencing the weather and terrain here, ...
... so the guides can get the horses we are going to ride. Arnold said his horses would have had no respect for a makeshift string paddock and would have just gone under it. I guess these horses are just extra mellow that way.
Along the way, we went past this awesome huge waterfall. Arnold told us they used to take the horses there and stop to see the waterfall. He said you can walk behind the waterfall if you want. Well, no more because now it has become ...