Travel Blogs from Hella
Today we visited a number of the Waterfalls in the Highlands.
The Highlands of Iceland cover most of the interior of
Iceland. They are situated above 400–500 metres and are mostly an uninhabitable
volcanic desert, because the water precipitating as rain or snow infiltrates so
quickly into the ground that it is …
Today we travelled around the Golden Circle. Some stunning scenery.
The Golden Circle is a popular tourist route in South
Iceland, covering about 300 km looping from Reykjavík into central Iceland and
The three primary stops on the route are the national park
Ţingvellir, the waterfall Gullfoss (meaning "golden …
We stayed at a cabin on a horse farmer's land for the night before. This was the exchange we had with the Icelandic farmer john (who had a pretty heavy Icelandic accent) Icelandic farmer john: ok, here is your cabin Us: uhh, where's the shower Icelandic farmer john: no shower, drive to Laugarvatn, 15min away. There's a public bath there. Us: ok, where can we get some dinner? Icelandic farmer john: there's a gas station 10min away! Has many food! Or go to Laugarvatn, the gas ...
Nice weather today. Checked out the guest house and went to Hallgrímskirkja again to take a few more photos. Then walked along and did some shopping at City Centre area along Skólavörđustígur and Laugavegur. Had lunch at Le Bistro on Laugavegur. They had dishes of the day at good price. The fisherman pot was really ...
... we were able to warm up, eat some food and generally enjoy sitting down in warmth. There were people there that we had seen at various points along the way. Including "Mr Oxygen".
There was then a tense time waiting and watching as people prepared for getting to the bus. People spying on the bus drivers, debating when to make their move. We felt we had a strong vantage point being near one of the cafe exits.