Posts Tagged ‘Island’

Our road trip complete, all that was left was to relax in a hot spring at Iceland’s famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa!

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On our last full day, we travelled to the one part of the Iceland I’d most anticipated seeing — the black sand beaches south of the village of Vík.

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Putting the “ice” in Iceland.

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The (oxymoronically titled) Diamond Circle is a popular tourist route in northern Iceland, encompassing the town of Húsavík, Ásbyrgi Canyon, Lake Mývatn and the Dettifoss waterfall. We could easily have spent several days here, but – with only one available to us – we opted to do the latter half of the circle; and in the process, visited some of the most spectacular sights of our entire trip.

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