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Another hours drive took us through some vast plateaus until we arrived at Geysir, the world famous hot water spout which unfortunately doesn't 'spout' very frequently due to tourists in the 50's throwing stones in to set it off, that eventually clogged the thing up! Fortunately for us though there is a geyser next door called Strokkur which erupted every 5 minutes, huffing a 30m high plume of water into the air and then ...
... the tourist centre was located right on the Ring Road is also a location whereby the eruption could be readily seen, it was that close.
Driving further, we headed for Gullfoss. Gullfoss is a huge waterfall about 100kms east of Reykjavik, and sits on part of what they call the Golden Circle from Reykjavik. The Golden Circle is the main tourist route from Reykjavik that takes in Gullfoss, Geyser ...
... were looking around after the boat ride. After about four minutes in the bus, we pulled up at another black sandy beach. But this one was different. The sand was lined with icebergs, while others were floating past slowly just a metre from shore. It was strange walking through the s******** the beach. We certainly don't see that in Australia. As we were walking back to the carpark, the wind picked up, creating something of a sand storm. I could only squint at the ground as sand ...
... geyser, which is now dormant, but which has been replaced by Strokkur "the Churn", which erupts at 5-10 minute intervals.
• Ţingvellir National Park – perhaps Iceland's most important historical area, it is full of geological and cultural interest – both as the site of the first parliament and the meeting point of two tectonic plates
• Gullfoss – Iceland's most famous waterfall thunders into the Hvítá river with ...
... every 5-10 minutes and is called Strokkur. Much like Rotorua in New Zealand, there was steam pushing up from the ground all around and bubbling water pools with water around 80-100 degrees. Unlike Rotorua, the sulphurous smell was barely noticeable. Only a few minutes down the road from Geysir, was one of the most famous waterfalls in Iceland, a double waterfall known as Gullfoss (or Golden Falls in English). One of the very first things we learnt ...