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Gljúfrabúi Falls in the Golden Circle Iceland, near Seljalandsfoss
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Gljúfrabúi: Icelands hidden waterfall

Just a short walk away from Seljalandsfoss is this hidden wonder. Gljúfrabúi (also known as Gljúfrabúifoss) is a waterfall tucked away within a cave which we were advised to visit by Francois, our tour guide. He said that despite our tight schedule it would be worth the walk. After enjoying the view from Seljalandsfoss, we […]

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Gullfoss Waterfall in the Golden Circle, Iceland, Winter
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Gullfoss Unveiled: A Day at the Roaring Falls

Gullfoss is the furthest point from Reykjavik on the Golden Circle tour, so it’s often the one that’s visited last. The waterfall is the most powerful in all of Iceland, with the water falling over 105 feet across two tiers into the river gorge below. I came here as part of the Golden Circle tour […]

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strokkur geysir in the Golden Circle, Iceland
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Strokkur Geysir: Natural phenomena on The Golden Circle

Strokkur Geysir is one of the most famous and active geysers in Iceland, cementing its place as one of the main attractions on any Golden Circle tour. You can expect to see eruptions every 6 – 10 minutes, and when they happen the steam can reach 20 metres high. Occasionally it has been known to […]

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the Secret Lagoon, oldest swimming pool in the Golden Circle, Iceland
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The Secret Lagoon, the Golden Circles bucket list spa

Before I came to the Secret Lagoon, I had never even been to a lagoon before. I was incredibly excited to see one on my itinerary sheet for the Golden Circle tour. For the best experience I decided I would do no googling in advance to see what to expect. I wanted to go in […]

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