Sunday, July 3, 2016

Baroardalur, Iceland: Godafoss

"Waterfall of the Gods" sounds like something from a Led Zeppelin album. Instead, it's one of Iceland's most beautiful waterfalls.

It's located in the North Central region of Iceland, not too far from Akureyri. The Skjalfanadafjot river flows into it, and the multiple outlets for water gives it a particularly interesting look.

According to legend, around the year 1000 the leader of Iceland had just converted to Christianity. He came to Godafoss, and threw his statues of Norse gods into the waterfall in order to demonstration that conversion.

Let's see how the entire area looks:


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