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 …
... called the Golden Circle, and is named after the biggest geyser in the area. Geysir is now quiet, but another geyser called Strokkur erupts every eight minutes or so offering a magnificent display. Boiling hot water rockets 10–20 meters into the air without warning. This is a great place to take a walk around the steaming vents and boiling geysers and, of course, see Strokkur erupt. In the area there is a swimming pool, a restaurant, a hotel, and a camping ground.
... to camp in Žingvellir for the night and get an early start the next day. We were on the road by 7:30am. We had already explored Žingvellir the previous day (if we had an extra day there, we would have really loved that. There was so much to explore in Žingvellir, but we just didn't have the time).
So we set out for Geysir and Gulfoss first thing in the morning. We were at Geysir by 8:00am, well before any tourbuses arrived - ...
... planned a whale watching trip for later on in the day so we headed off to
the harbour to see if we could fit it in and come back at 2 30. The tours,
however, were longer than we thought and the next one left at 1. The trip was
amazing, we saw a large pod of about 15 white beaked dolphins and a minke
whale. The dolphins came up close to the boat and were showing off splashing
around and generally doing dolphin type stuff. The minke whale was not ...
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