Monday, 21 August 2017

Iceland // the drive to Núpar


On day three we drove from Skálholt (were the wedding was) to Núpar. It was a day filled to the brim with sights. First stop: Kerið, a volcanic crater lake.  


Next stop: the lava tunnel 



lava tunnel selfie // he was not too excited about the helmet


caught taking the selfie // by my father-in-law


This one, on the other hand, was super excited about the lava tunnel expedition.



Someone with a name starting with S and ending with ølve was determined to see the DC-3 plane wreck. Little did we know that it was a 7,5 km walk back and forth. The light was good though.


Ok then, it was worth the (unexpected long) walk.


So fascinated to see these precious little flowers growing in the black sand.


Little Mr Rock Picker was in heaven. He kept asking for "stor stein" (big rock), but found them too heavy to carry. 





late dinner // Halldórskaffi, Vík


On our way to the last sight of the day: the very impressive Black Beach




nature ftw! // mighty impressive basalt columns 


11 pm Black Beach sightseeing // way past bedtime for the kids, but so worth it


They both fell asleep in the car afterwards while we drove the last bit to the hotel in Núpar.


1 comment:

  1. Astrid, these Iceland photos are so incredibly lovely to see. Thanks for posting them. I'll probably never go there (too many other places on my list!), but I get a lot of pleasure out of seeing these.

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