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 …
... 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 - ...
... this was fabulous. They are very strict on hygiene (thank goodness.. thousands of people visit every day) and you must shower before and after. At first we were wondering how they would handle this, but they had people at the showers to make sure you went in before entering the lagoon. Also, everyone had to apply conditioner to their hair before they went in. The lagoon will dry out your hair and Bree was lucky enough to get a tip from ...
... back again - which is what we were doing.
I said how can this be that we have missed the beginning, it is only 10am now. Was then told that we had to see the first three minutes which explained all the rest of the show. We said that we didn't care and we would go in anyway. The guy then said that 10 Frenchmen had turned up and so he was running the show in French for them. I said that it isn't good enough, we came yesterday and back again today - right ...
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