As we all know, the movie “Kung Fu Yoga / The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, the TV series “Game of Throne”, and the MTV of singer Justin Bieber were filmed in beautiful Iceland. It is precisely because of the success of these deductive works that Iceland has become a country that everyone travels to one after another in just a few years. In addition to chasing the aurora, everyone must have taken a lot of photos when they came here, so that their youth will not be left blank.
Geysir is a world-famous geyser, located about 80KM northeast of Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. The Strokkur geyser in the Geysir geyser geothermal area is very spectacular. Every 4-8 minutes, it sprays a 15-20 meter high water column, and sometimes the water column can reach 40 meters. According to records, the highest eruption height has reached 80 meters. The power and height of the eruption are quite astonishing, which is an eye-opener!
Gullfoss Golden Waterfall
Gullfoss Golden Waterfall is located 125KM northeast of Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, and is the largest fault canyon waterfall in Iceland. It is also one of the most beautiful and famous waterfalls in Iceland. Under the sun, in the steaming water mist, there are dots of water droplets shining with golden light, and bright rainbows are looming, as if the whole waterfall is made of gold, so it is named “Golden Waterfall”.
Seljalandsfoss Seljalandsfoss is also known as the Water Curtain Cave Waterfall, because behind the waterfall, there is a path for tourists to walk through at the bottom of the cliff. Seljalandsfoss is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. It is located between Cisco Afous Falls and Selfoss, on the Seljalands River about 30 kilometers west of Skogar. It is the most photogenic waterfall. It has been featured several times in books and magazines.
Skogafoss is one of Iceland’s most iconic waterfalls. The mountains on both sides of the waterfall are covered with green plants, and the cliffs on both sides surround the waterfall in the middle. The white waterfall flow matches the surrounding green plants just right. This waterfall is also known as “Forest Waterfall”. There is a path on the right side of the waterfall, climb to the top, tourists can overlook the coastline from the viewing platform, and the waterfall falls down the spectacular scene.
In 1973, a U.S. Navy plane was forced to land at Sólheimasandur’s in southern Iceland. The crew survived, but the wreckage remains. In order to protect the land, the Icelandic government can only walk from the parking lot to the wreckage of the plane, and the distance is 8km back and forth, about 2 hours.
The glacier hiking project in Vatnajokull National Park is led by a local professional guide and takes about 2.5 hours. The ever-changing glacier shapes can be seen during the glacier walk. Definitely a unique experience. Vatnajokull is Iceland’s largest glacier, located in the southeast of Iceland, covering 8% of Iceland’s area. Its area is 8,100 square kilometers.
Blue Lagoon Blue Lake Spa
The Blue Lagoon Hot Springs in Iceland is the world’s top health resort. The location of the Blue Lagoon is one of the most frequent underground magma activities on the earth. This activity heats the Blue Lagoon and makes the water transpiration. The water vapor heated by the lava flow near the ground is used to drive the turbine to generate electricity. The steam passing through the turbine becomes hot gas, which is then used to provide heat for the municipal hot water heating system through the heat exchanger. The average water temperature in the lagoon area of the Blue Lagoon for bathing and swimming is about 40°C. The water body is rich in minerals, such as silicon and sulfur. Soaking in the hot springs in the Blue Lagoon can help treat some skin diseases, such as psoriasis.
Feather Canyon in Iceland was born in the Ice Age 9,000 years ago. It has the title of the most beautiful canyon in the world. After millions of years of water erosion, the canyon has gradually been carved into the unique beauty it is today.
Hallgrim Church is a Lutheran church in Reykjavik, Iceland. At 73 meters high, Hallgrim Church is the largest church in Iceland and the sixth tallest structure in Iceland. The church is named after Hallgrim for his great contribution to Icelandic literature. The church is novel in design and has a pipe organ structure, full of modern and minimalist style. It is a surface building in the capital and one of the places that every tourist must check in.
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