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... the thermal mud pools of Hverarond and droved pass Myvatn lake. The rest of the way to Akureyri was windy and snowy and the ride was not fun. We reached the amazing Godafoss waterfall and visited it at 120 km/h gale force winds! We then drove to Akureyri and checked in to our hotel at 19:30. What a ride!!! ...
... br> We then headed onto our next stop, where we got stuck in the snow! We watched 2 buses get stuck before us but thought we'd be ok as we were in a super jeep. I think that where the buses had ground down the snow so much we then got stuck too. Thankfully another tour company came back down to help us out! To be honest I wasn't overly impressed with this stop, maybe it's just because of all the ...
... made to the economy of the district as in the early days everything had been transported by horses having to swim the river. I sed it afore. I'll say it agen, tough little buggers!
One could walk down to the river and see the old bridge reconstructed, and Jon Osmann's "house" by the river - whether original or reconstruction wasn't clear - and it gave one a good sense of how incredibly rugged this part of the world must have been.
Next stop was Suglufjordur, ...
... us on time and off we went out of town again past the airstrip though this time it was catering for larger aircraft but again the strip goes straight out into the fjord.
First port of call was to Godfoss Falls which is like a miniature Niagara Falls but the volume of water was large. These falls are fed by glacier and melting snow. Apparently the snow is normally melted ...
... vicious trolls and have names that translate into “spoon licker”, “door slammer” and “window peeper”. They wanted a place of their own so were sent to Dimmuborgir (which I visited lter in the day), emerging one at a time during the 13 nights before Christmas leaving a little present in the shoes of worthy children.
As we approached Lake Myvatn, we had a 30 min walk up to and around some of the ...
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