Volcanic wonderland in Reykjanes


On our trip around Iceland we hit (and tried to get out of the „Golden Circle“ area as soon as possible due to the extreme amount of visitors) Reykjanes. This peninsula is just below Reykjavik and another very active geothermal area (well, where is that not the case in Iceland…)

So we decided to have a small hike around the pools and bubbling fields…

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Over the edge you can see another active field

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The colors are just stunning

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Very intense and lush

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looks toxic

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not really inviting to hike there…

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Again the mix of colors red, yellow, blue, green – so vibrant

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almost surreal

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wide views over the surroundings

DSCF1554That is the problem with many volcanic eruptions – the dust which is thrown out mixes wonderfully with water and produces a substance which sticks to anything – and doesn’t get away either…

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If that thing flows around something it is pretty much the same effect like concrete – just it never gets hard…

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Wonderful forms

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Finally, after that we headed to the horn of the peninsula where a wonderful campsite is located

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below the lighthouse 🙂

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Barbeque with cigar…

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And what a lovely piece of lamb it used to be (past tense…)

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Sunset

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At midnight

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