Iceland- Day 2

The second day was a pretty busy day. We ate our breakfast and then headed down the road to the second waterfall that we didn’ get to fully enjoy on the first night. Seljalandsfoss is a beautiful waterfall. You can even walk behind it. We wanted to stay as dry as possible, since we basically took a bath enjoying our first waterfall the previous night.

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Take the steps on the left up to the waterfall

We then headed to Seljavallalaug Geothermal Pool. If you want to check this place out, I would recommend looking it up on google maps to get a better idea. It’s in between two waterfalls. Seljavallalaug and Skogafoss (which was our next destination after the pool) You will be looking for road 242. This road will lead you to the parking lot. You park your vehicle and walk for about 15-20 minutes. So make sure you have everything you need. It’s not the easiest walking path. There are a lot of large rocks you have to walk over. The temperature of the pool was luke warm. I was expecting it to be piping hot! The only hot spot was in the corner next to the ladder. So we hung out in the that corner the whole time. We did share, I swear.

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The oldest pool in Iceland
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Can you guess what kind of monster hangs out at the bottom of the pool? Neither could we

Next stop Skogafoss! S-k-o-g-a-f-o-s-s-!!!! This waterfall was huge!!!!! Massive – amazing. Take it all in when you are there. You must add this to your list of waterfalls to see. Get as close as you can to the bottom for a very cool picture. This is a pretty popular spot, so there were a lot of people enjoying this beauty.

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We headed to Vik on the way to our campsite. We didn’t stay long at this spot because it was a little cold and windy. The waves were very rough so be careful!

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Bedtime: Svinafell campground. There is gas station a few miles before the campsite. You can stock up here for last minute propane, coffee, and all necessities. *Tip* Try and fuel up at every large town because you never know when conditions can change. Try not to go below half a tank. It worked out well for us.

There were two showers available and they were included in the price. Check out what else the campsite has to offer. Svinafell Campsite

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Relaxing at the campsite
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The view of from our campsite

Day 2 complete!

Here are some lovely pictures of what happened along the way

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Skaftafell Glacier
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Eldhraun lava field, was created in one of the greatest eruptions in recorded history

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