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- Rift océanique à Thingvellir
- Geyser Strokkur à Geysir
- Canyon de Gulfoss
... 1 with the rest of the roads being numbered based on the region they are in. For instance if you are in the southwest region all the roads start with the number 4. Lots of roads in Iceland are paved but there are also a good number of roads that are still gravel. Many of the roads are closed during the winter and even in the summer it is recommended to check on weather conditions before traveling into ...
... overlooks the town of Geysir and the surrounding farmland which looks a whole lot like it did in Scotland. We get a better view of Strokkur and watch as it spouts off every few minutes. There are a lot of people and they gasp as the old guyser does it's thing. We stop for a refreshment and then head off to Gullfoss, an enormous waterfall in the canyon of the Hvita river. This waterfall is nothing short of spectacular. It is known as the Golden Falls ...
... t see everything very well. It's so weird driving on these "main" roads and you pass hardly any cars! Feels like you are literally in the middle of no where! Eventually we arrived at the blue lagoon which is a naturally thermal pool and it is a milky blue colour. Because of the weather it was really packed! It's one of the main attractions in Iceland so was obviously really touristy. It even had a swim up bar where you could buy drinks and slushies! ...
... inside and out. We then walked along the waterfront and a strip of downtown Reykjavik. As it was now nearing nine and having been out on the road since about 8am, hunger and tiredness were taking hold.
We went back to our apartment so Kara could start packing while I ran downtown to get us a wood-fired pizza for dinner. The pizza was delicious, while you can get wood-fired pizza in Canada it was still a unique topping selection a bit ...