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At Eiriksstadir - believed to be where Erik the Red, and his son, Leif Eriksson lived. Erik is credited with founding the first settlement in Greenland; Leif is the first European who sailed to North America  
   

At Eiriksstadir - believed to be where Erik the Red, and his son, Leif Eriksson lived. Erik is credited with founding the first settlement in Greenland; Leif is the first European who sailed to North America

Heading towards Reykjavik - visiting some last hot springs and a hot spring river

July 10th 2018
I decided to spend my last days visiting as many hot springs as possible, including Reykjadalur, a geothermal river that you can swim in (although, by swim...I mean sit, as it's very shallow). It was really cold, windy and raining when I did the 1 hour-ish hike to the river, but still absolutely fantastic as you pass all sorts of interesting geothermal things along the way. Sitting in the river le ... read more
Europe » Iceland » Southwest » Reykjavík

Icelandic Flag Settled by Norwegian and Celtic (Scottish and Irish) immigrants during the late 9th and 10th centuries A.D., Iceland boasts the world's oldest functioning legislative assembly, the Althing, established in 930. Independent for over 300 years, Iceland ... ... read more
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