Category Archives: 2017 – Easter

Heading west

First stop Jokulsarlon it is snowing nicely and you cannot see the glacier in fact you cannot see very far at all.  The lagoon is very full of icebergs the most we have ever seen.

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There was ice on the beach beautiful blue jewels on a black sand.

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Glaciers and rocks and snow is the order of the day

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Walk to a secret waterfall – stunning and no one there – Andrew standing behind

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Heading South

View of the eastern fjords as we head south:

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coffee stop in Djúpivogur a beautiful fishing village

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Crossing bridges where it looks like there are black rivers

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stop at a lovely beach for lunch

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When we got to Hofn the weather did not look so inviting

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We called to see a secluded glacial lagoon that we have visited many times before.  After the glacial lagoon we popped to see a stunning waterfall.

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We met some of ruldolf’s mates today

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Heading to the Eastern Fjords

Heading east today.  The day started very snowy and stayed like that all day.  After breakfast we headed to Namaskard then on to Egilsstaðir the scenery was very white.

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not a lot to see along the way:

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Tomorrow we head south to warmer and less snowy areas.

Heading to Myvatn

This is the view from the window of the hotel, the day is starting with glorious sunshine cool outside but stunning, we are heading to Myvatn today, lots to see along the way.

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www.facebook.com/venture4x4 there are some live videos from today.

It is snowing quite nicely now we are in our room for the night, but during the day it has been beautiful and sunny -3.  We have been to godafoss waterfall and round the Myvatn lake, and the geothermal area Namaskard.

 

Heading north

First stop bakari – and a healthy start

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Travelling through the snow:

We then decided to head towards hvitserkur stopping to look at seals along the way:

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we travelled along some wonderful northern coastline towards Hvitserkur got Andrew to stand below so you get an idea of size:

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Sky is clearing so hopefully another good night for Northern lights – view across the fjord from hotel tonight.

First night

Arrived at Borganes, staying in a lovely guest house with an amazing view over the bay (Kria), beautiful hot tub and an amazing light show (northern lights).

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After a lazy start to the day heading north to Akureyri