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Turf roof houses at Glaumbaer, North Iceland

20 Awesome Things to Do in North Iceland

1. See Goðafoss – waterfall of the Gods Also known as waterfall of the Gods, this is one of the prettiest waterfalls in North Iceland and dare I say, Europe. For photo opportunities it’s definitely worth crossing Skjálfandafljót River and walking to each side of the horse-shoe waterfall to get different perspectives.   2. Visit…

Mud Pools at Hverir in Myvatn, North Iceland

Hverir Geothermal Area in North Iceland

If you want to feel the heat of Iceland, go to Hverir, a large geothermal field of bubbling mud pools, hissing fumaroles and sticky red soil. Once here, you’ll soon realise why Iceland is named the Land of Fire and Ice. It’s also the closest you’ll ever get to Mars on Earth. This isn’t the…

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