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My Perfect “Hot Spot” at The Blue Lagoon

Recharging at The Blue Lagoon before heading back to reality with silica face masks in a geothermal spa.

 

The Blue Lagoon was my final destination in Iceland and I’m so glad it was. After all the exploring I did, my body needed to be pampered. As soon as I saw the sign above, I knew it was going to be heaven. How could it not?! Look at that!

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Misty Vibes at Iceland’s Black Sand Beach

Vik’s black sand beach is known for Reynisdranga, the basalt rock formation that emerges out of the sea.

 

Vik’s black sand beach is known for Reynisdranga, the basalt rock formation that emerges out of the sea. It’s usually the main focus of most photos taken at this beach. With its strong winds and raging sea, you’d think this place has emo written all over it. But there’s something magical about the beach’s misty vibe.

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Three Most Popular Waterfalls in Iceland

There are over a dozen incredible views of cascading water, but here are the three most popular waterfalls in Iceland

Gullfoss

One of the main natural wonders of the Golden Circle tour are the waterfalls. The tour I took with Reykjavík Excursions included the three most popular waterfalls in Iceland: Gullfoss, Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss. Gullfoss was the closest one to Reykjavik and the most north of all three. That’s why I almost lost a few fingers trying to capture this shot above.  What was worse than the biting cold? The freezing mist.

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