Icelandair Hotel Herad
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIcelandair Hotel Herad Egilsstadir
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Another early start.
Up a mountain outside of the town to a viewing point looking over the town, glaciers, river and ocean.
We travelled past lots of rivers flowing between tall mountains carrying the glacial waste.
Everyone got excited cause we saw a lone reindeer - haven't been to Scandinavia
We walked along a black …
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 …
... another! The rest of the day I spent relaxing so I'd be ready for the midnight sun whale watching tour. The boat is quite large and it's three stories tall, so you can choose where you want to watch from. I met some really lovely American girls who I sat with and we were the first to stop the wildlife before the guide! There were three minke whales and a whole lot of white beaked dolphins. The dolphins put on quite a show, jumping up and down, and twisting upside down ...
... I'll be able to start sleeping soon. The next day we we're feeling a bit rough, but it was the free city walking tour day we had booked. A two hour tour walking non stop is just what we needed to perk up. It was fascinating to hear about Icelandic history. I never knew the Danish had a huge part of their formation and also didn't know this crazy fact...there are NO McDonalds or Starbucks in the entire country! Fabulous idea! Well done ...
... green, and red water. When the geyser erupts it does different things. Sometimes it has one big burst and other times it gives you a second, third, and even fourth extra spout. If you're standing downwind, you'll get a stinky hot bath. Our guide made sure that didn't happen to us (thank you!). Others were not so fortunate.
After the geysers we went to another waterfall and a famous church. Skálholt was founded in 1056 and has ...