Icelandair Hotel Herad
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Chris started the day with a 5km run. We are departing at 10 am, a later start then usual. To recap, the Lake Myvatn area is active geologically and our guide believes it involves a "third" plate which is interacting with the Eurasian and North American plates. In a confined area, there are lava flows, rifts, mud holes, active volcanoes, geothermal …
On our road trip from Lake Myvatn to the small village of Egilsstadir (population 2,600) we took a side road to Dettifoss, Europe's largest waterfall.. It is the largest in the amount of water that goes over its ledges, some 17,000 cubic feet a second. The day was also our first day of considerable sunshine with temperatures reaching 18 degrees …
... morning and hiking boots lined the plane's aisles alarm bells did ring. Yet I decided to risk it. Worst decision I could of made.
I survived the golden circle afternoon trip despite spending more time horizontal and gripping the hand rail than I did standing up right. Though when we went hiking in the mountains on day 2 to a thermal river, there were moments when I honestly thought I was going to die. El remember when we accidentally found ourselves ...
... and made it just in time to be seated. We ordered some traditional Icelandic food consisting of arctic char which is a fish that comes from the salmon family, only it's found in the arctic circle and is in fact the north most freshwater fish that exists. It was extremely delicious and the waiter also talked us into dessert. Good thing we were filling up on dinner because we had a long night ahead of us. The main reason we were staying at a small homestead this night was because it ...
... extra sand and ash protection on offer. It was about an extra 300€ for the extra insurances for the 8 days so a significant ammount on top of the hire fee we were already paying. Because of the imminent eruption of Iceland's largest volcano system Bardarbunga we thought that we should probably invest in ash protection. So bank account wiped out and keys in hand we picked up our luggage, got some advice on a few things to see on our way up north and headed off. Both the hire ...