Sleeping Bag Accommodation
TripAdvisor Reviews Sleeping Bag Accommodation Akureyri
Travel Blogs from Akureyri
... typical sulfur odors. There is a large magma chamber beneath Iceland which is what is pushing the continental tectonic plates apart. Magma also heats ground water that seeps down to it, producing the steam vents and the hot acidic water in the mud pots. Nearby was a crater lake filled with beautiful blue water (like the Blue Lagoon), but it was cold water. Just next to it were two steam vents that had been dug by the local power company. The vents were not yet being used to ...
... turn for Godafoss, the first of our trifecta of Icelandic waterfalls.
Beautiful, and would have been even more beautiful in the sun but that wasn't to be.
We've been very nerdy and done google streetview walks and drives of everywhere that we planned to visit, and Husavik looked pretty ordinary. WRONG!! It was/is a beautiful picturesque fishing village. We didn't even bother with ...
... area & western part of country do not have access to geothermal water. It is used in greenhouses for vegetable growing all year round. Iceland provides 90% of needs - poultry, lamb, beef, fish. Hydro power stations. Electricity is cheap. Cost of living is high. Families have 2 cars, 2 or more televisions. Life expectancy is amongst the highest in the world. Lake Myvatn. Mountain range - table mtns - formed during ice age - lava on top. Salmon ...
... mist out a few miles out and an hour later it had rolled in. This peninsula had three long tunnels, single track with passing places. The locals are great, when they see you coming they pull into a passing place in plenty of time. Not sure that would happen at home. In Akureyi we found the camp site and it was rammed and seemed completely disorganised. We moved on to a campsite outside the town and will come back tomorrow to have a look around. We needed ...
... in Iceland. We continue to enjoy an array of scenery - snowy mountains, lush valleys full of farms, tiny fishing villages, volcanic landscapes covered with rocks, craters, and rifts, waterfalls, and beautiful fjords. The weather has been super nice the past who days - sunny and mild at 55 degrees, almost a heat wave for Iceland. Yesterday in Husavick we went whale watching. (For those of you who know my history with boats, the sea was very calm and I had ...
Other places to stay in Akureyri
Hrafnagilstraeti, Akureyri | 3 star hotelfrom $123
Hafnarstraeti 87 - 89, Akureyri | 4 star hotelfrom $147
Geislagata 7, Akureyri | 2 star hotelfrom $121
Hafnarstraeti 67, Akureyri | Hotelfrom $146
Geislagata 10 , Akureyri | Hotelfrom $180