Very interesting to see and photograph. You can wall around the pits, but you need to clean your rubber shoes very well. Supposedly the composition of the soil can corrode rubber. Must see.
Unique nature. You can lose yourself in how quiet it is. Low season we didn't see many people. There are loads of walking trails in the area. Bring wam clothes if coming at this time of year as the frost and wind is quite noticeable at the top - although nothing some thermal clothing can fix! We came as a... More
If you are in Myvatn, you must see Krafla, the Viti ("the Hell") crater, Hverir fumarols, Hverfell crater, but take time and make a short trip (appr 5km) around Leirhjukur lava fields. You will see the lava fields from 1970s/80s (The "Krafla fires", descendants of the "Myvatn fires" of 1720s). Still young, hot, steaming, respectful. Parking place, easy to reach,... More
These together with the mud-pots on the "other" side of the Ring Road were highlights to this area for me. Another recommendation I would make would be to stop in the area about 100km East on the Ring Road. Its a desert with very little vegataion and very "moon-like". I just add this becauise I dont see it listed as... More
Amazing feat of nature. trails were a little slick, but scenery was beautiful. Lava rocks and colors were a great feature.
Incredible view, a must while in Iceland you will never forget it the sounds and the view are Unbelievable
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