Known as a geothermal area, it’s here that the famous geysir shoots its thermal waters high into the sky every 4-10 minutes.
One of the most popular tourist attractions on Iceland’s south coast is the beautiful Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon where the glacier releases huge icebergs.
Iceland has many geothermal areas, but my favorite is Hverir in North Iceland. You can feel the Earth boiling just under the crust with the powerful gas released from the fumaroles and the mud pools.
We ended up there by accident and it was one of those moments where you feel you have reached paradise: nothing around, just you and nature.
As I walked the 1km long rim of the 140 meter deep volcano, my mind started traveling back in time 2,800 years ago and imagining the power of the volcanic eruption. I felt privileged to see the evidence of such an intense event.
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