The mud pots are very interesting as they bubble up and splatter mud out. Easy to visit right off the ring road. No bathrooms.
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You smell the sulfur in the air long before you see the field, with its clouds of smoke. Although we visited in mid-September, after the busy tourist season, there were many visitors.
It's cool to see briefly but if you are sensitive to smells, be forewarned! my friend and i just had breakfast of eggs so this was mind-numbing nauseating. We spent max 10 minutes but one could walk alongside the mud pots (there are several and...More
This place is out of this world, a sulphuric Martian landscape with bubbling mud pools of all different sizes and visocities, and steaming screaming rubble piles venting steam and gas. An exciting free attraction in expensive Iceland.
Very interesting, can walk all around the mud pots. If you do not like the smell of sulphur might not be the place for you. It is amazing to see the power which is under the ground.
i was expecting something a bit more spectacular to be honest, it is Iceland after all! As soon as you drive into the Myvatn area you can smell the sulphur. The mudpots are extremely dirty, wear wellies or shoe protectors or something. there weren't many...More