Pingvellir National Park Campground
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Sight of ancient Icelandic Parliament, as well as the huge rift between the separating continents of North America and Europe.
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Sveglia di buon mattino colazione alle 7.00 e partenza verso la piana dell'assemblea. C'è un unico punto in cui la dorsale medio-atlantica si può osservare non sommersa dall'acqua, qui in Islanda. È il punto in cui le due placche di Europe e America si separano e si allontanano di 1 cm all'anno! Proseguiamo verso Geyser Poi pranzo! …
Landed by 10am and collected our car to start exploring. First stop was the incredible blue Lagoon where we stayed for a few hours and covered ourselves in mud and enjoyed the very warm blue waters. We quickly dropped into Reykjavik for an incredible lunch, we ate SOO much! We then headed up to Pingvellir national park which was lovely. A waterfall …
... gale force blizzard for 10 minutes, overcast skies for 20 minutes, rain for 10 minutes. Repeat hourly. If you are lucky, you can get some nice pictures when it's sunny and you are near your car when it's blizzarding. Everyone from everywhere jokes that 'if you don't like the weather in (insert community here) wait 10 minutes' but Iceland takes the cake. Next stop at around lunch time was Thingvellir National Park which was the location ...
... oh-so powerful!
After this we drove further still through the mountains to what would be the most exciting destination of the day - Langjokull Glacier. Langjokull is not only the largest glacier in Iceland, it is the largest glacier in all of Europe. We first drove on a regular road, then a smaller one, and then on to a gravel road that was closed to regular vehicles. As we headed further up to the glacier we were joined by ...
... of the research centre is to research and provide insight into Snorri´s work. At Reykholt you will also find Snorralaug pool, one of the oldest extant constructions in Iceland. Snorrlaug is a hot bathing pool constructed during medieval times; next to the pool there is a tunnel leading to the farmhouse of Snorri Sturluson. Snorri Sturluson was assassinated here in 1241 by the order of the king of ...
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