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... which fell into a deep pool below. Due to the ferocious bitter wind the spray was being picked up and carried, it swirled all around us, lightly misting us when the wind changed direction. Snow encrusted the sides of the mountain and icicles hung from above, every now and then submitting their clasp and dropping like daggers.
Further along Route one, only 10km or so from Vik, we stopped at my favourite view of the day - Dyrholaey, it is a ...
... and get some very strong shots. For us also, the light was pretty good for a change. There were lots of people around, including a crew operating a couple of drones. One tip for winter is definitely to wear spikes/crampons. The walking is otherwise quite treacherous. We managed to get a little colour with sunset as well which was nice.
Tomorrow is our last full day as we head back to Reykjavik.
... If something struck him, he stopped for us to take photos. He stopped when he saw some Icelandic horses up a hill, and at a quaint little church on a hillside. He often saw someone snapping a photo out the window and asked if we wanted to stop. It wasn't quite dark when he stopped the bus again and opened the door for us to get out. That was when the green streaks first appeared in the sky. Gummi had told us earlier in the day that the forecast was excellent for the Northern ...
... border between the North American and European tectonic plates.
The history of Žingvellir is closely linked with the history of Iceland. It is where the parliament of Iceland was first founded around the year 930 and where it continued to meet until 1798. The history began in the Age of Settlements (c. 870-930) when large numbers of settlers arrived in Iceland, mainly from Norway, Ireland and the Scottish islands, and claimed land in most ...
... stop at a volcanic crater lake. By this stage, there was the most ferocious arctic wind blowing. It was so strong it felt like you were going to be lifted off your feet and it was really a matter of putting your head down and forcing your way through to see the lake. There were no barriers near the edge and the ground was fine volcanic rocks and, combined with the wind tunnel effect, we decided against climbing around the rim. Instead, we headed back ...