Category: East Iceland

August 4, 2021 Floating Hot Pots in East Iceland: Soaking in Vök Baths

There are pools and hot pots all over Iceland. Thanks to all the geothermal energy resting under our feet and creating natural hot rivers and hot pots to relax. I can not imagine a better way to relax after a long day of hiking and exploring beautiful Icelandic nature. Vök Baths are definitely one of […]

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June 20, 2019 Seydisfjardarkirkja Church

Seyðisfjarðarkirkja became famous on Instagram mostly due to the rainbow road leading up to the church. But the church itself is not the traditional black color as most churches in Iceland as Seyðisfjarðarkirkja is completely blue. That combination of the blue church and rainbow road makes this one of the most picturesque churches to visit […]

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June 20, 2019 Hengifoss Waterfall

Hengifoss is located in Hengifossá in fljótsdalshreppur. It’s the third highest waterfall in Iceland, standing a whopping 128 meters tall. It’s also known for its beautiful surroundings; being surrounded by Basaltic Strata with thin, red layers of clay between the basaltic layers. The red layers are actually very old clay that has been colored red […]

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September 3, 2013 Top 10 Hidden Gems of Iceland

Many travelers I talk to only have a few days in Iceland so they usually just stick to Route 1 (the ring road). In that case, I highly recommend checking out some of the more popular attractions, like the Blue Lagoon, Myvatn Nature Baths, Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, the Golden Circle, and other popular tourist places close to Route […]

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