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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Vik
... During the tour I got to drink some of the melt water running down the surface of the glacier which tasted quite good. After the glacier walk tour I then made my way a bit further east to my hotel for the night. I stayed at the Guesthouse Vellir which was a small place on a farm not too far off the main highway. The scenery around the guesthouse was nice as it was surrounded by open fields with large snow-capped mountains visible in the distance.
... style and i think i was more excited than him!Next was Black Sand Beach at Vik. It was quite unusual and with the sheer cliff and stone pillars (reminiscent of the 12 apostles) it was quite dramatic. Sadly we didn't see any puffins, but the trip was also made memorable but the flat tyre that we returned to! Mark gave the girls an impressive display of changing a tyre and we headed on to Vik to have it repaired (just as the shop ...
... meant to be puffins, but noooo of course we didn't see any! There were however some great caves to explore, where beautiful clusters of icicles hung from ceilings. The gusts of wind here were immense, kicking up the course sand and blowing it in your eyes, up your nose, in your mouth...well, you get the idea. Looking to the West was a dramatic reminder that we had made the right decision to delay our onward journey; the horizon was thick with sand blowing out ...
Managed to hit 5 hikes, mostly easy hiking, today.
Hike 1 - although I didn't get to do my target hike at Thorolfsfell because of weather and snow pack, I hiked a steep but technically easy mountain just to the west of it. I think I passed arctic fox prints (and urine). It would be the only thing I could see living all the way up there and there were no other tracks (human and dog). No sightings though.
Hike 2 - there's a volcanic ...
... the Kafla Hotel in Vik from our room, was an adventure in itself. You had to truly rug up with about 35 layers and back into the wind in order to actually breathe. The cold wind hurt your eyes and literally took your breathe away. There is actually an instance of fear/panic when you try to breathe and can't because the wind is too cold and fast....hence the turn the back to the wind approach to ...