Hotel Askja

Address: Holvegur 4, Eskifjorour, IS-735, Iceland | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Holvegur 4, Eskifjorour, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Eskifjorour

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Jul 01, 2015

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... for a good while the clouds cleared and the sun shone really warm giving everything a spring feel. A big digital sign in town said the temperature was 19C at 3pm but the car thermometre had a much ore conservative opinion, it didn’t budge past 12C.L came out of the internet place just about tearing her hair out after spending time trying to do stuff on the internet. Part of the problem is that she can’t use this Apple lap top very well, ...

Scenery and Puffins

A travel blog entry by jwbea on Jun 25, 2015

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... 2012 a local farmer made a video which shows this creature moving through the water and ice of a February day. You can see this video on You Tube - title Icelandic Wyrm. There are also lots of stories about the "hidden people" (elves and trolls) who live in this vicinity. We have neither seen nor spoken to any so far! Further up the valley from the head of this lake, a giant dam and hydroelectric plant has been built. ...

Episode 7

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Jun 23, 2015

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... there were lots of nesting sea birds. Mostly they were puffins and fulmars. The fulmars lay their eggs on rock ledges or just about anywhere while the puffins dig burrows into the soil near the cliff tops or in this case where soil had collected part way down the cliff face. There were plenty of these bids both on the cliffs and also sitting on the water just out from the cliffs. My lot spent quite a while watching these birds along with a number of other ...

Along the East Coast.

A travel blog entry by vickia on Jun 14, 2015

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... on the menu was horse, the waitress replied yes, it was a common thing. John told her it was no big deal; he’d had reindeer in Finland and loved it, much better than kangaroo. It will make us look differently at all the horses we pass on our journey. With our appetites sated we repaired to the apartment to journal and blog, another big day on the road tomorrow, probably four hours driving (or more when you add in all our stops). Also the plan is to be on the road by ...

Hitchhike to Hofn

A travel blog entry by daniel.western on Sep 26, 2014

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... they offer to take me to Hofn with them.

The women are actually all work colleagues who have decided to come away to Iceland for a holiday together for about a week, driving around the ring road in their mobile home, which is comfortably furnished but not really ideal for driving in today's extremely blustery conditions. Driving around the roads that follow the fjord edges, the wind gets dangerously strong, and I think some of us are a little concerned that the ...