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 …
... s most popular attractions, the waterfall provides a memorable site, especially on sunny days when the mist from the waterfall creates rainbows giving the waterfall a beautiful crown.
In the middle of the 20th century, was considered to dam the canyon to produce electricity, which would have resulted in unforeseen changes to the 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.
... for the basic package, we could certainly see the appeal of going for the "full works" which included a bath robe, towel and pamper package. Our package was certainly not no-frills. We had access to extremely modern changing rooms, a free locker, free mud-masks (yes, I did try it, and yes, I did feel ridiculous), and sauna and steam rooms. It is something that I would recommend everyone who visits Iceland to try out. Its an incredible ...
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