Pingvellir National Park
Famous for being the site of the world's first parliament as well as being where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet, we visited the park as part of the Golden Circle tour.
Our next stop on the Golden Circle was the huge and very impressive Gullfoss Waterfall. The sunny weather meant a rainbow was visible in the spray...
Geysir Geothermal Area
Something I'd always wanted to see was a geyser erupting and here I was able to do that when Strokkur shot water into the air every few minutes. Also in the area were a number of hot springs and fumaroles along with a distict smell of sulphur.
Kerið Volcanic Crater Lake
Another place we stopped at was the Kerið crater. It was formed when the magma chamber of the volcano collapsed during an eruption.
We spent a number of evenings as well as our final morning exploring Iceland's capital. The highlight was probably the view from the top of the Hallgrímskirkja church looking over the city.
|Sólfar (Sun Voyager)|
A number of vocanoes were seen during our trip including...