Sumar götur eru sumargötur
13.05.2014 - 13.05.2014
After surviving the cold night, prolly 2˚C, We headed to another viking house! This one definitely looked much better and more accurate, unlike the other one with a zinc roof. Man, such great times they must have had. Yeah, and this was abandoned when the volcano erupted prolly back in the 12th Century.
Couldnt do much there as it was not opened, but next stop, it blew me away! Seljalandsfoss!
Not sure if it was raining or was it just the waterfall. This is the waterfall, where you can go behind it and well basically get wet! And right at this epic moment while i was shooting, my film ran out! Urgh! Guess what Mr. Smarty pants did, changed his film under a waterfall, and continuted shooting. Guess what, the next day, i realized the film never caught on i actually shot 36 photos on the leader. WHAT A NOOBIE MISTAKE. Kill me. All my photos were lost. ):
Waterfalls everywhere! The next one was just close by, but the weather just started going south. Skógarfoss was immense.
Seriously, just driving along the ring road, there are waterfalls everywhere! Just look out for them! :D Then we tried backtracking to head towards Heimæy, but it was a storm! Sadly, we had to ditch this plan and once again, NO PUFFINS. Kill me now. :’(
What else could we do in the rain? Head to Dyrhólæy!
Sadly, couldnt get nice pictures as well due to the weather, but i’ve seen amazing pictures taken from here during the golden hour, and the sunset from Heimæy. I’ll be coming back for you!!!!! Collected hell lot of sand along the beaches and even got a volcanic rock from Gnusi! Got bored and started to climb the basalt columns in the cave, just to kill time from the rain! Well, we couldnt hide from the rain all day as well, so we proceeded to check Vík to try to escape the rain and cold, and guess what, free wifi again! :D
While we were driving east, we came along this ruin of a bridge that was destroyed by glacier water back in the 90s. The water had a volume of 50,000m3/s. Holy crap!
And yeah, it was still raining -.- But we pulled up at Svínafellsökull!
Hiked around and it was also a glacier lagoon!
Cant wait to see Jökulsárlón though! Sadly, back in '07, 2 germans lost their lives here and were never found i suppose. :/ Hiked along and Gnusi started collecting slugs, ZOMFGD. There were really nice flowers up in the mountains as well. Iceland really is ALIEN LAND, just look at the flowers!
It wasnt a nice place to camp so we headed futher east and found this spot!
Its just right outside the glacier national park, so you can guess how cold it already is, whats more, it rained the whole night! Glad we survived :/ Anyway there were pretty amazing huts here as well! Check out all the icelandic sheep!
Well, goodnight and to prepare for tomorrow!
Till we meet again!