the best site to visit in myvatn. no doubt. steaming ground, brightful colors, sulur in the air. you can esr earth-heart-beating. a unique place
Thankfully it didn't blow while we were there! Make sure you drive up past the power station to the top parking area where the toilets are, and then walk the path northeast to the lava fields. It's about a 10 minute walk and gets more crazy the further you go. The area is extremely active, and being a one-time geologist... More
All this gets is a WoW! Take some photos, photo shop in two moons and voila another planet! Best part of Iceland !
The experience of walking through the Krafla Lava Fields is absolutely a wonderland. We went in February 2012 when the snow was quite deep. This made the walk out to Leirhnjúkur very difficult. It is far but really would be easy in the summer (I presume). The wind was strong against us so that was a fight as well. But,... More
simply Amazing! follow the path and enjoy what the nature can do. the area has been created in the 1980s but it seems it was yesterday... The walk is easy, even for young children, but the part between the parking area and the lava fields is a little bit monotonous. this is a perfect scenery for photographers of the search... More
The Leirhnjukur geothermal area on Rte. 863 was created from an eruption in the 1980s, but the ground is still steaming. Hiking in the steam makes it feel like the eruption just ended. It is quite a walk from the parking area, but the route up to the lava fields is fairly flat. It rises from there, but there are... More
great views, walks, took some amazing photos. have to come back again.
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