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 ...
... 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.
... 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.
... 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 ...