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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Hofn Höfn
Good location with a good place to eat great view from the rooms and friendly staff.
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Travel Blogs from Höfn
- arrêt au parc de Skaftafell pour voir la cascade de Svartifoss
- excursion en tracteur à Ingolfshofdi (monolithe accessible par une dune de sable noir)
- lagune glaciaire de Jokulsarlon (phoques)
... we've seen so mustn't grumble. So we head off around quarter to ten and arrive at Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon around eleven. The sight is quite amazing, it all used to be part of the Glacier, but melted from the early 1930's to form the deepest lake in Iceland. The weather is now horrendous, but being the intrepid travellers we pretend to be we carry on regardless. Despite the weather we go on an amphibious forty minute trip on the lake. The icebergs are enormous, think ...
... will bring it to life for everybody. It's a slow road but turns out it's knocked 60k off our journey. Done a lot of miles but these roads are fantastic, and we've not been stuck behind anyone once. Although there was a quarto of bikers who took a bit of getting passed. We roll into Hofn just before four, the sights on the way in we're fantastic, as we can see the enormous glacier nearby, but it will have to wait until tomorrow. Down to ...
... wine. Hotel Smyrlabjorg is tonight's lodging. It has wifi in the public areas but not the rooms. Tonight we were able to finess that by parking the Seagate Wireless+ in a spot where it could just get the signal and then use it to give us in-room wifi. I love tech. Tomorrow we go walking on a glacier. We already saw several glaciers descending from Vatnasjökull -- the big central peak. ...
... 8221; usually within 12 – 24 hours the deepest blues begin to whiten because the compression is no longer as strong. In Iceland the main reason pieces break off of the glacier is because of the tidal flow. The tide in Iceland changes the water level by 1-2 meters each tide cycle which causes the glacier to move up and down. This uneven movement ripples through the glacier eventually causing the calving. ...