Hotel Askja

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

Trip to Borgarfjordur

A travel blog entry by daniel.western on Sep 24, 2014

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... that it will rain in the afternoon. I set up the tent and take a look around the town. It is, as expected, a very small place, but in a spectacular setting. This has to be the most scenic of the fjord towns I have seen yet, surrounded as it is in the near distance by gorgeous rhyolite mountains in shades of pink. orange, brown, the colours all mixed together like by an artist's giant paint brush. Farther away are rockier mountains dappled with snow, and on the other side lay ...


A travel blog entry by daniel.western on Sep 23, 2014

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I had heard that there are several walking trails around Nordfjordur and that a caf in town is able to give advice and provide a map. So after breakfast I stroll down to enquire. It turns out that there is one easy trail which leads around the edge of the fjord where the town ends and leads to the sea cave, called Easter Cave, which is so called as on Easter Day the sun is supposed to "dance" there. I had heard also about a trail which leads up ...

The Sun Came Out Today!

A travel blog entry by abalzer on Jul 13, 2014

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... stuck behind a log. She would look at the thrower and then pick the ball up herself and drop it on the other side so it could roll down the hill. She reminded me of our Barney at home, tenacious.

From Djupivogur we continued up the east coast weaving in and out of fjords. The mountains were on one side and the ocean was on the other. As we drove the weather would change constantly and the cloud formations ...

Eastward ho!

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Jul 29, 2013

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... in Northern Iceland undertook to have it all done by midday, so we took ourselves off to visit the famous Akuryeri Botanic Gardens. Unfortunately it was hard to get enthusiastic about them: firstly, I was still feeling as if I just wanted to crawl under a rock and die because of my cold (I perked up a lot later; isn't it funny how you go through that first bit of a virus of really feeling so SORRY for yourself, and then suddenly, with no appreciable change in the ...

Day Four: All About the Ice

A travel blog entry by rachels694 on Jul 02, 2013

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... for four Hollywood movies -- A View to a Kill, Die Another Day, Tomb Raider and Batman Begins -- to name a few. During our zodiac ride we learned how long an iceberg lives before being swept to see (once it breaks from the glacier it has about three days before getting small enough to be swept to sea), what the various colors represent (if the iceberg is very blue then it was just recently seperated from the glacier) and we saw the cutest full stomached monk ...