Seljalandsfoss is one of the best known waterfalls in Iceland. Seljalandsfoss is located in the Southern Region in Iceland right by Route 1 and the road that leads to Þórsmörk Road 249 (Source: Wikipedia)
The waterfall drops 197 feet (60 m) and is part of the river Seljalands that has its origin in the volcano glacier Eyjafjallajökull. (Source: Wikipedia)
The most surreal experience was our march over the black sand of the Sólheimasandur. We started with clouds, had a small hail storm, came across a wonderful 180º rainbow, and in the end, the remains of the famous DC-3 plane wreck emerged under the glistening rays of the setting sun.
Sólheimasandur Beach Plane Wreck
The wreck of a United States Navy Douglas Super DC-3 plane crashed on November 21, 1973 (according to an Icelandic newspaper published on November 22, 1973). (Source: lastadventurer.com)
The coordinates are as follows (63 27.546-19 21.887). From the Parking on the side of the road, it is about a 45 minute walk (one way!).
Hítará is located in the West of Iceland, about 68 miles (109 km) from Reykjavik. Hítará is a medium sized river with a long fishing tradition.
Baulárvallavatn is located at the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in the Western part of Iceland.
Baulárvallavatn covers about 395 acres (1, 6 km2) and has a maximum depth of 154 feet (47 m). It rises to an altitude of 633 feet (193 m) above sea level. The lake receives water from the Vatnaá river, and dispatches it to the Baulá river. The latter merges with the Straumfjarðará river, which is renowned for salmon fishing.
Kirkjufellsfoss is located at the North side of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in the Western part of Iceland.
It is named after the mountain Kirkjufell next to it. Kirkjufell (Icelandic: Church mountain) is a 1520 feet (463 m) high mountain on the North coast of Iceland's Snæfellsnes Peninsula, near the town of Grundarfjörður. (Source: Wikipedia)
After heading over some other dirt roads towards Stykkishólmur, we arrived in time to get the tickets for the ferry to Brjanslaekur in the North.
Ferry Baldur crosses Breidafjördur Bay daily from Stykkisholmur on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula to Brjanslaekur in the North via the Flattey Island. A ferry ride considerably shortens the route between the South and Midwest of the country and the Westfjords region. It also gives you the opportunity to experience a floating restaurant.
Car is parked up in the belly of the beast. Ready for the 3,5 hours crossing of the bay.
Around midnight, we received a phone call from the reception desk - there were faintly viewable Northern Lights Activities reported.
Icelandic horses weigh between 730 and 840 lb (330 and 380 kilograms) and stand an average of 52 and 56 inches (132 and 142 cm) high, which is often considered pony size, but breeders and breed registries always refer to Icelandics as horses
We are on the home stretch back to Reykjavik.