Iceland! Part two (in the south)

A volcano under a glacier called Eyjafjallajokull that erupted last time in March 2010.

A volcano under a glacier called Eyjafjallajokull (“Eijafjatlajökutl”) that erupted last time in March 2010.

Skógafoss. We stayed there couple nights.

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Above the waterfall goes about 24 km long hiking path. We would have hiked that route but I was very ill and the winter conditions weren’t for our favor.

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Reynisfjara Beach – Warning: “Don’t come here in a very windy day.” As we did 😀 I’ve never experienced as strong wind with snow rain

The wind!

The wind!

Black beach - the sand wash from volcanic eruptions

Black sand beach – the sand was from volcanic eruptions

Stone

Stone

Stormy Atlantic ocean

Stormy Atlantic ocean

An Amazing experience!

An Amazing experience!

Vík (engl. bay) - a very little town which will die if that volcano behind us will erupt (and they are waiting for that)

Vík (engl. bay) – a very little town (with about 450 inhabitants) which will die if that volcano right near there will erupt (and they are expecting that to happen at some point).

A stormy day again

A stormy day again

The weather isn't nice for the buildings.

The weather isn’t nice for the buildings.

Vatnajokull (read

Vatnajokull (read “Vatnajökutl”) – the biggest glacier in Europe. And it is HUGE.

The place where we were was Skaftafell so the glacier from the Vatnajokull was called there Skaftafellsjökull.

The place where we were was Skaftafell so the glacier from the Vatnajokull was called there Skaftafellsjökull.

It was Huge! And it was a bit scary to walk in there.

It was Huge! And it was a bit scary to walk in there.

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Our first hot springs ever!!! And it was SO relaxing :)

Our first hot springs ever!!! And it was SO relaxing 🙂

Etelän eka kuuma lähde

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