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... ice on them littered the landscape and the closer we got to Landmannalaugar the more you could see colours in the rocks change and the earth become more volcanic rock like. The rain continued to drizzle as we walked around the area and across rivers before hitching back which was not as easy as getting out there. In the cold and rain it took over an hour and a ...
Iceland is such a beautiful place, and despite not coming here before it was discovered, it is well and truly one of the busiest tourist traffic areas I've ever been. And it has kind of completely shattered my expectations of this place. It's not hard to see why it's so popular. This morning after a sunrise photo we headed back to the ridiculously perfect skogafos for some coffee and for sleep. Then we drove back 10 minutes up the the road to walk up ...
Early start with a 6.15 early morning wake up. Bags out at 7 and on bus at 7.50am.
We went into town to have our group photo. Then a tour around town and a drive out of town the the Geo Thermal Power plant for a tour.
Drove through the countryside and played spot the volcanoes.
Onto a church that was made from sods of soil.
We had lunch at Geysir and watch a geyser blowing it's top, quite regularly.
... and off to bed!
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Pic 1 - Breakfast
Keeping it healthy and simple!
Pic 2 - Massage Hut
Laughing at the guides' stories of their massages. The truck had to parked there last night because the wind almost blew the tent away. I heard the guy was outside literally trying to hold it down!
Pic 3 -Directions Anyone
Tammy and I at the directional arrows trying to pick a direction to ride! Just kidding.
... like when you have to run for a bush!
Pic 26 - Smart Man
Lee was the only one to think ahead and bring a flask of rum. Luckily he is generous and shared. Good stuff!
Pic 27 - My Boy
Keflavik, the best horse n the world!
Pic 28 - Hiding from the Wind
Just me and Keflavik trying to stay out of the wind.
Pic 29 - Keep on Trudging
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