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Day 11, 12 & 13 : Seydisfjordur / Hafnarnes / Kirkjubaejarklaustur
We had a fabulous breakfast especially made for us by the homestay lady, best breakfast ever!

Moving into the east area! Set off for the next waterfall ~ After an hour ride and half an hour of walking in, here we are at Dettifoss!
Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe that blew me away with it sheer size & power. A waterfall so fierce and wild. The milky colour was due to the fact that the massive river  was fed by the sediment rice meltwater of the vast Vatnajokull glacier.


Iceland is a mother nature earth ~ Here we are at the Hverir @ Krafla. Hverir is an area of hot springs, mud pots, fumaroles  and other geothermal oddities. Once you are near these mud pots, the smell of the  suphur may get one dizzy but you will get used to it and get better. On a closer look at this pretty bubbling pot, the steam vents and boiling mud, we are indeed one step closer to the mother earth.



We managed to reach Seydisfjordur bef…
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Day 8, 9 & 10 : Dalvik / Akureyri / Myvatn / Grimsstaoir
Half way though our journey, moving up north now.  We decide to pop by for a swim at Hofsos before our final destination in Dalvik. Who say you cant swim in Iceland. It may be windy, it may be cold but once you jump into the pool, oh gosh, that's heaven. Well but for someone who dont really fancy swimming, its a torture.  My goggles broke into half in my luggage hence im in a bad mood plus the chilling pool  *which was supposed to be warm* pulls my mood down totally!
Oh well, kind of shock at the culture but should have expected it. Everyone has to showered 'naked' before donning on your swim wear and head down to the pool ~  Come to think of it, its quite hygiene isnt it? 
The locals there really loves swimming, kids playing in the big pool while  the adults enjoying themselves in the thermal pool. With such a good view facing  the mountains, who don't love swimming in iceland!

Moving up, passing by Siglufjorour whic…