Foss Vatnajokull Hotel

Address: Lindarbakkar , Höfn, 781, Iceland | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located on Lindarbakkar , Höfn, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Höfn

All at sea

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on Aug 31, 2014

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... will not just leave me black and blue, but also encourage the circulation and get rid of any muscle knots. Where she did my legs a few days ago I am now nicely coloured, which I am told is really good. I hope so. Suckers for punishment we went back for the two hour duplicate bridge session in the afternoon. There were a lot of people there and most of the seemed to be pretty good and terribly serious. There was a lot of "shush-ing" that went on, and had anyone laughed I ...

Off to the East

A travel blog entry by kingy2 on Aug 06, 2014


... lava rock. Time waits for no man, so a quick comfort break and back on the road for twelve. Foot down, need to get to Eglisstadr for coffee, all goes well until the car (Ed) again loses power. I am starting to think it's a turbo problem, but a few minutes rest seems to fix it each time. Arrive at Eglisstadr soon after one, and sell our soul to the devil by having Subway for lunch. Back on the road and we are pretty sure it's around ...

The World of Waterfalls & Glaciers

A travel blog entry by abalzer on Jul 12, 2014

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... current conditions it will be totally gone in 50-60 years. The reason the glacier will disappear is not due to global warming but rather due to volcano eruptions and as the glacier melts there is less pressure on the earth’s surface so that will create more volcano eruptions, basically a vicious cycle. Those same volcanic eruptions create some of the stripes in the glacier. For instance in my pictures where you ...

Glorious Glaciers

A travel blog entry by fourherrings on Jul 08, 2014

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... amp; now covered in moss & lichen with an eerie green color & lovely soft spongy feel. This area is overlooked by Katla volcano under an enormous glacier which is actually overdue for an eruption & had a warning of activity published today! Beyond this huge expanse was another strange landscape of black sand plain which was created in another volcanic eruption in 1996 when thousands of tons of water & ice flooded ...

Hunting Icebergs, Climbing Glaciers

A travel blog entry by jerryroberta on Jun 25, 2014

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We left Hofn early so we could get a Zodiac tour in a deep lagoon in which floats deep pale icebergs that change shapes as they melt. (See attached photos) Next we traveled to Vatnajokull National Park (which covers 10 percent of Iceland's surface) to ice walk on a small patch of a branch of this huge glacier. The branch ...