Waterfalls and the Blue Lagoon

Day 9 on the Road

Start Location: Vík
End Location: Vogar
Distance: 132 miles
Accommodations: Hotel Vogar

This was our last full day in Iceland…. *sniff, sniff*.  All we had left was three waterfalls to hit up and a relaxing soak in the Blue Lagoon.  We had deliberately chose to do the Blue Lagoon on the last day as it was a fitting end to our trip in Iceland, and because of its proximity to the airport.


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Day 8 on the Road

Start Location: Höfn
End Location: Vík
Distance: 150 miles
Accommodations: Guesthouse Hatun 8

Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyonimg_2177

Fordj…..Ffffjarg…lju..fur? I’m not even going to try and pronounce this canyon.  But you don’t have to be able to say it’s name to enjoy it’s beauty.  Like someplace out of middle earth, I have never seen a place quite like this.
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Northeast, Iceland

Day 5 on the road. . .

Starting Location: Akureyri
End Location: Seyðisfjörður
Distance: 181 miles
Accommodations: Seyðisfjörður Hostel


The Northeast was scattered with a slew of beautiful and natural places.  The area around Lake Mývatn is a popular destination for Icelanders during the summer months when temps are cooler than those in the South.  Only having a day to get from Akureyri to Seyðisfjörður really didn’t give us enough time to thoroughly explore this area.  But we managed to make the most of it, stopping at 7 different scenic locations.

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