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This is supposed to be one of the most beautiful areas of Iceland but we could hardly see anything due to the ****** weather., Am sure it would be stunning otherwise. Made it to the hot springs in the caves which are the most beautiful I have seen but you can not swim in them. the area has loads of hot thermal areas, volcanoes, mountains, walking trails etc. Pity!
Camped in the chill again tonight Brrrrrr
... for bird watching, with loads of ducks. Also a bird museum, which was our first stop. A kooky lady showed us the system, where you press the button next to the name of the bird, and the corresponding light next to the stuffed specimen lights up. On the way round the lake every time we stopped we were swarmed by black flies, for which the area is infamous. They are ...
... off to the side. There was more falling water during the drive, and we saw this cool scene of these mini waterfalls scattered about a mountainside.
The map showed Myvatn within our reach, but we decided on a 'quick', or so we thought, detour to Dettifoss, billed as the 'most powerful' waterfall in Europe...not sure how they measure power but no one seems to be disputing the claim. We dealt with gravel roads already during the trip, but the road to Dettifoss ...
... could leave at 16:15. Soon we stopped at a bird museum showing birds of Iceland with stuffed specimens. There were cases with their eggs also. It was well presented. The modern building housing the museum was turf covered. Outside there were some of the small flies for which the area is known flying around. By 17:00 we were on our way to tonight's accommodation at Lake Myvatn. This lake is the ?3rd largest in Iceland but only averages 2.5 m in depth. ...
... but I think we actually chased them out of some isolated Icelandic farmers field (we saw a number of these incredibly isolated homes but we didn't see any people- do Vikings hibernate?).
We found where the road paving budget ran out and we had a somewhat scary dirt-road climb over the mountains. The weather changed dramatically as well- it got very cold, foggy, and windy- but we were starting to get used to the idea of seeing ...