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... first place we went to was Neskaupstaour
which entailed going through a 1 way tunnel the climb up to this tunnel was
like all the others steep and no guard rails just big drop offs. The tunnel is
1.3 klms long and there are 2 places within the tunnel where you can pass. Out
the other side was another decent and the village was a fishing village with
really nothing to see. Next we had to retrace our steps back about 45klm where
we took another road to Faskrudsfjorour ...
We arrived in Seydisfjordur, Iceland at about 10:00 AM. The town, with a population of about 670 (a mid-size town by Iceland standards), is on the east coast of Iceland and is connected to the rest of the country by just one road, the Fjardarheidi mountain pass. It is in a spectacular setting in the fjord with mountains surrounding. The arrival of our ship more than tripled the town's population.
It was predicted to be in the ...
A beautiful drive across the mountains to meet up with route 1 then back to Egilsstadir for lunch and pick up emails on the free wifi. Then the final few miles over the pass and down to Seydisfjordur where we pick up the ferry tomorrow morning. With just one ferry a week, and then only for 5 months of the year this must be ...
... that was a balmy 8-10C in Eglisstadir dropped down to 2C and the wind was howling across the barren landscape. L braved the elements and climbed to the top of a hill where she got a great view all around, D didn’t feel up to it on that occasion. The dam is quite a sight. At present the water is quite low, must have been very low before that start of the thaw. Somehow the water in the dam must remove the layer that holds the dust in place because ...
... covered rocks in the bottom and all about. We saw widgeon, eider and mallard ducks, and several small birds here. It is a beautiful spot despite the frigid conditions, some snow flakes and sleet in the air when we visited.Further south along the river that runs through another separate canyon are several waterfalls. Dettifoss is the largest and most spectacular of these, it is also the most powerful waterfall in Europe (whatever that means). Certainly L says ...