Guesthouse Hamar

Herjolfsgata 4, Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island, Westmann Islands, IS-900, Iceland | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Herjolfsgata 4, Vestmannaeyjar, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Vestmannaeyjar


A travel blog entry by crayonchameleon on Jul 29, 2014

34 photos

... br> I got here after two bus rides and one 40-minute ferry, not knowing what to expect (from the ferry I could see the outline of distant mountains and glaciers along the coast, and Iceland slowly retreated away). The most noticeable and striking feature of this place are the two volcanic peaks situated right next to the town. I mean literally on the town's back - and also covering part of the town, after the smaller one erupted ...

Day 17 Grimborgir to Skogar

A travel blog entry by on Jun 29, 2014

8 photos

... attraction, certainly much smaller than Gulfoss but still about 60 metres high and probably 20 or so metres wide. The mist from the waterfall produces a rainbow effect and we actually captured this on one of our photographs. A further feature is the iron stepped pathway next to the waterfall that allows even better access and views and a steel viewing platform is positioned at the top for those wishing the superior view. We did the trek up ...


A travel blog entry by obrillips on May 03, 2014

122 photos

... red and black stones, and we found a side crater also. This one was moss filled, but the main one was full of waster which the wind was blowing around and making it look as though it was bubbling. We hiked down into the middle of the volcano and looked at all the colourful rocks, then hiked back up just as it started to rain. Back in the car we drove further until we came to waterfalls. One had a cave behind it and we were able to walk around ...

Last day in Iceland

A travel blog entry by suewarmington on Jul 30, 2013

2 photos

We wanted to learn a little about the history of Iceland so we headed back to the selfoss waterfall to see a folk museum which had a variety of reconstructed turf topped dwellings, a school and a church. There was a collection of hundreds of artefacts, insects, rocks and all kinds of household items. It gave us an insight into some of the hardships people faced in the past. After a light lunch we headed back along the coastal route to Keflavik, ...

Heimaey, Iceland

A travel blog entry by thewrens on Jul 27, 2013

3 comments, 17 photos

... fishing fleet was in dock. The encroaching lava flow from the volcano threatened to destroy the harbor, the main source of livelihood for most of the town. Townspeople constantly sprayed the lava with cold seawater using high-pressure pumps, causing some of it to solidify and much to be diverted, thus saving the harbor from destruction. The people were elated that their livelihoods remained intact, even though much of their town ...