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, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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Travel Blogs from Eskifjorour

From the Eastern Fjords to the Lobster Capitol!

A travel blog entry by daviswelchtrip on Aug 30, 2015

2 comments, 8 photos

... life. It’s pretty unimaginable to us in that where we come from towns of this size are pretty much dying off. But in Iceland a town such as this can be a minor epicenter for commerce, education, and social life.

In the eastern fjords the main city is called Egilsstadir. It has only about 3,400 residents but it is the most bustling little place. All roads in east Iceland lead here. For those driving the Ring Road it is a ...

Seydisfjordur 2

A travel blog entry by tenkings78 on Jul 09, 2015

3 photos

We put some washing on at the Campsite and while that was going we had reindeer burgers for lunch with another excellent einstock white beer. Afterwards walked up the mountain to find the sound sculpture installation. It had a mixed group of musicians trying it out, and we were treated to a rendition of dolly parton's Jolene by ...

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Jul 01, 2015

58 photos

... due to the fact that the nest have been raided for their down L questions? Some Kittiwakes have chicks though it seems not all have hatched yet. Many of these have lost their eggs too, L watched one pair that seemed to be pulling their nest apart looking for the egg or chick while their neighbour kept her chick tucked up close to her and watched them. Poor things, one can’t help but feel sorry for them. The Puffins may have chicks but they stay deep ...

Onwards and onwards!

A travel blog entry by eskimo on Jun 24, 2015

7 comments, 14 photos

... o to an easterly direction, bringing moisture-laden clouds onto the tops of the mountains that backdrop Egilsstadir. Carrying on to the west of Fellabaer, along the side of the river, we searched for the mythical wyrm monster (or Lagarfljotsormurinn), a serpent-like creature. First sighted in 1345, the wyrm even has its own spot on youtube, courtesy of a video recording of a 2012 sighting. Unfortunately, we didn’t espy him!

As we ...

Episode 7

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Jun 23, 2015

112 photos

... ice, we have no way of really knowing in any one place. It is very deep in some places and we can see rocks that have fallen from the roof at some point in time and are very slowly sinking through the ice. We can see them because the ice is so clear, the water being free of pollutents. There are icicles hanging down from the roof and some growing up from the floor, both resemble stalactites and stalagmites to some degree. They too, take a long time to grow ...