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The Bridge between continents is a small footbridge over a major fissure which provides clear evidence of the presence of a diverging plate margin. The bridge was built as a symbol for the connection between Eurasian and North America tectonic...more
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This is simply a really cool spot. Where else can you literally stand on two continents at the same time? Access is free and it is well worth at least a quick stop. If time allows, and the weather isn't too windy, you can walk...More
We decided to do the circle around the peninsula south of the airport (near Blue Lagoon) and this was stop three. All told the circle took 1 hour. WELL worth it. This shows the bridge over the two (spreading?) contninents: America and Europe. Cool natural...More
This place is not far from the airport, so if you are renting a car, it is worth a look, if only for the drive out and the majestic waves crashing upon the beaches. All of Iceland is amazing to look at, but this is...More
We ran into this spot on our way from Grindavik to the airport with some time to kill. This is not as dramatic as seeing the plates at Thingvellir national park, but it also has free parking and there was only one other guest there...More
Google maps had not been updated with the recent construction for the turn near the airport. They moved the road so we missed the turn and had to make a u-turn. It is now at a roundabout.
Once we found the road, it took 10...More