Nordur-Vik Youth Hostel

Suourvikurvegur 5, Vik, IS-870, Iceland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Vik

Clouds & Rains Can't Get Us Down

A travel blog entry by abalzer


... because that is how many men it took to row the boat. They fished in the Atlantic Ocean but only in the winter and spring when they were not farming.

Because the winters are so long in Iceland and the days are short many of the things the people of Iceland did in the winter months involved detail work. The sheep raised in Iceland provided wool for clothing which the women knitted. The ...

Icelandic Summer Road Trip

A travel blog entry by jakesnorri2014

... lead to a narrow ledge in front of the top of the waterfall. When you looked at the waterfall there was a double rainbow ever-present. It was the most beautiful thing I'd ever seen and I felt that it was a good, welcoming omen for me. I couldn't believe what I saw. I then made my way to the top and again it was beautiful. A few Snorris and I continued down on the mountain and there was an endless stretch of rolling green hills. The wind was so exciting and the air was so ...

Bruised toe and 60% chance of rain

A travel blog entry by traveleasy


... br> We passed through farming country most of the day and the paddocks were full of either sheep or Iceland horses. They are smaller than 'normal' horses and their manes seem much thicker. They are supposed to be a special breed and quite valuable.

.Then we stopped at the base of the mountain that had the last volcano eruption that closed all the plane flights - the name is unpronounceable - Eyjafjallajokull. The ...

Caves, sheep, and waterfalls

A travel blog entry by cthetravellady


... far as the eye can see! We even got to climb up some treacherous rock faces to explore some sea caves!! We had a good viewpoint to see the fabulous sea arches and stacks.

Tonight we are staying in the cute little town of Vik, southern most part of Iceland! Right now we're sitting in our hostel in Vik enjoying chocolate orange 'cakes' (I'd call them cookies) and pistachios.

$h!t Happens

A travel blog entry by choyt1427


... bird bombed Mike right on his back. He got him good.

When we got to the black sand beach the first thing we noticed were the icebergs glistening in the water. Such a dramatic contrast to the black sand. Mike grabbed a piece of ice to clean off his jacket. Then he started singing the Chris Isaak song "Wicked Games", since the beach reminded him if the music video.

We all split up to get our own artistic photographs before reconvening to catch our boat. ...

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