Hotel Egilsstadir

Skogarstrond 6, Egilsstadir, 700, Iceland | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Egilsstadir

Myvatn to near Egilstaddur

A travel blog entry by journeyguy on Jul 19, 2014

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A later breakfast at Hotel Laxa and more extenive offerings ensured we did not make an early departure. Hotel Laxa is a LEED type, energy efficient and environmentally sensitive construction. We were in the wing with accessibiility design so that explained the lowered sink and modified bathroom configuraiton.

Once on the road we went and visited the "pseudo volcanic craters" down by the lake. We had skipped them due to lacking midge protection. This morning there were very ...

The Sun Came Out Today!

A travel blog entry by abalzer on Jul 13, 2014

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... herd near the road. Icelandic horses appear to be somewhat smaller than the horses I’m used to seeing and they sort of trot rather than walk when they have riders on them. Maybe it’s even a prance type of walk. They also like to “nuggle” each other. It is not uncommon when we’ve seen the horses that two of them are “nuggling”. I’m not sure how to explain ...

A long, long day. :)

A travel blog entry by theshis on Apr 15, 2014

... continued to the real thing -Jokulsalron, which was stunning. We then went to Hofn for some refreshments and started the long and lonely way to Egilsstadir - some 320 kilometers away, some in snowy areas. We arrived at the hotel just after ten in the ...

Eastbound to Egilisstadir

A travel blog entry by howardstein on Sep 24, 2013

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... waterfall was about 50 km east, in the Jokulsargljufur Canyon, but we were told that the bad snowstorm caused the road to be closed. We tried to go and were successful as the snow on the roadway melted opening a small path. After a one km hike through a snowy rocky plain we reached to waterfall. It is the largest and most powerful waterfall in Europe. Two hundred cubic meters of milky glacial water falls each second down the 44 meter drop, headed ...

Day Four: All About the Ice

A travel blog entry by rachels694 on Jul 02, 2013

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... on the ice! So cute! He was quite scared when he saw our two boats coming. To keep him on the ice, the two boats went on both sides of the ice and basically cornered him. Poor cute baby!!! Taking a zodiac here is dangerous business. If anything at all were to happen to the boat and let's say someone were to need to get in the water....a human being would last maybe five minutes before expiring. For this always travel in two's. After our boat ...


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