Sunday, July 3, 2016

Myvatn, Iceland: Namafjall

You can almost smell the sulfur just by looking at a picture of this region. And you can taste the mineral when you drink or use the water.

Welcome to Namafjall, an area filled with hot springs. It's one of the largest such deposits in all of Iceland, and certainly looks like it belongs on Mars rather than here.

This isn't Yellowstone National Park on the wow factor scale, but it's certainly worth a stop. The usual warning for such places - be careful where you step.

Here's a longer, moving look at the place:

 

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