Hotel Valaskjalf Egilsstadir

Skogarlond 3, Egilsstadir, 700, Iceland | Hotel
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East Iceland

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan

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We completed the Ring Road today driving on the southern border of Vatnajoekull National Park with it's numerous glaciers putting on an impressive show. The highlight of this section was Jökulsárlón a lake full of icebergs from one of the glaciers. We grabbed some lunch at Höfn before the sun came out for the drive up through the Eastern Fjords to Egilsstadir where we started our drive two weeks ...

Day 4: Hot Springs and Other Things

A travel blog entry by evan.cole.73

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... which to my (very small) surprise was entirely frozen over. I drove around to the other side, where there was a small town with a visitor center. I learned from the attendant that this was the area where HBO filmed the North-of-The-Wall scenes in Game of Thrones! First destination: the cave where Jon Snow and Ygritte got it on.

Unfortunately, when I got to where that cave was supposed to be, it was just a long muddy driveway to some guy's ...

Day Four: All About the Ice

A travel blog entry by rachels694

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... the bigger glacier reaches down to the water of the lake and some ice-bergs are drifting by on its surface. This was the first time we tried pulling up some glacial ice. The ice was super cold and super clear. I took a quick lick just so I could say I tasted true glacial ice. The ice here was mostly white or clear and should little to no evidence of the volcanic eruptions. Our next stop however would show all the various layers of ice and would mark the ...

Fantastic Fjords ( not a Holden to be seen)

A travel blog entry by plannette

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... mountain track, heavy rain, fog and strong winds!! Safely negotiated we arrive at our next overnight in Raufarhofn. This is the northern most towns in Iceland. There is only one hotel and from the outside we are apprehensive. See Pics.

Looks can be deceiving as we found out when we got inside. Very cosy, clean and spacious room. The owner is the chef and he served up a very nice fish soup followed by Catfish fillets which wasn’t bad ...

Sight-seeing to Egilsstadir, Iceland

A travel blog entry by eskimo

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... EZ and tied it down away from the main apron and tucked behind a large snow-clearing vehicle. We canvassed opinion on a good place to stay – a local guest house won and Johann, one of the Terminal workers, kindly drove the short distance to the delightful farmhouse lodging.

We shall have a day off here tomorrow and closely monitor the weather for the beginning of next week for good flying conditions to The Faroe Islands (we may be here ...

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