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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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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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Mýrdalsjökull Glacier: A Stunning Ice Cap in Southern Iceland

The Mýrdalsjökull Glacier glows in a stunning hint of blue as it sparkles against the white sky and black sand.

 

 

New York gets just as cold as Iceland in March. However, if I had these gorgeous glacier views instead of the concrete jungle I wouldn’t mind it so much. As part of my Southern Iceland tour, the first attraction on the agenda for the day was Mýrdalsjökull Glacier, which is just north of a small town called Vik. Even on a cloudy day, the glacier glowed in a stunning hint of blue as it sparkled against the white sky and black sand.

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