Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Trip Report An Intriguing Destination

Jump to last reply

Leaving the airport it is not long before it seems like we are on Mars or the Moon. Within minutes we are staring at a landscape that has me thinking, “Houston, we have a problem”. The earth in front of us is barren with what seems like multiple mini craters created no doubt by volcanic activity which is a part of Iceland's history.

I have always believed that it is impossible to be in two places at the same time but here I discover that this is not necessarily true. With our feet spread wide apart we are technically on the North American and European Continent at the same time as we stand “In The Footsteps Of The Gods” at Midlina.

A stop at Blue Lagoon and we get more sensations that we are on another planet as we walk between sparkling blue pools of water with bright white and dark black jagged rock formations protruding out of the water, amazingly very cool.

Back of the road we make a slight detour and come across an awesome waterfall that leaves me almost speechless and in awe of the beauty of mother nature here. A short hike and it is an amazing experience standing behind the towering watery mist as it makes a dancing descent from hundreds of feet above the ground.

A stop at one of Iceland’s “Lava Beaches” then it is on to our next site, the largest waterfall in Europe, Gullfoss Falls. Simply a spectacular sight that is the one spot you should definitely visit if you ever make it to this intriguing destination that is called Iceland.


Video:http://youtu.be/B_f0HiMsYbk

19 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's Go List 2015 Has Been Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 19, 14 at 05:08 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Help!! which tour company is the best for group tours in Italy?
  2. 2 Taxi or Tube from LHR to Gloucester Road Tube?
  3. 3 What to do and what to see in Moscow in February?
  4. 4 Trip Report Five Nights in Budapest: A Quick Winter Getaway
  5. 5 Minimalist wardrobe for Europe
  6. 6 All Set To Go!!
  7. 7 Since Paris is ALWAYS good idea :)
  8. 8 Bus Service Between Spoleto and Norcia
  9. 9 France,Spain,Italy
  10. 10 Italy, mid May, 10 days, Rome + another city?
  11. 11 Luxury hotel base Positano or Sorrento with 2 teen daughters
  12. 12 Scotland November 2015
  13. 13 Trip Report Truffles, Tajarin & Turin…Two weeks in the Piemonte Region of Italy
  14. 14 Accommodations in or near Brussels with parking
  15. 15 London - Paris - Venice - Rome in 21 Days
  16. 16 Which european city?
  17. 17 Best places to stay in Bristol?
  18. 18 Portugal Trip
  19. 19 Transportation from Athens Airport to Syntagma
  20. 20 2 weeks Bavaria - December 2015
  21. 21 Copenhagen, Oslo, Bergen, Stockholm
  22. 22 Trip Report Adventures in Italy with Momma
  23. 23 Rail tickets Question: Dusseldorf, Amsterdam, Antwerp
  24. 24 Hotel or B&B Recommendations for Chamonix, Lyon & Paris
  25. 25 Luggage storage in Barcelona
View next 25 » Back to the top