Abandoned Iceland #9: Skaftafell National Park

Valur Grettisson
Photo by
Art Bicnick

Svartifoss, the most gothic waterfalls of them all in Skaftafell, south of Iceland. The waterfall inspired the architect, Guðjón Samúlesson, to use stuðlaberg or columnar basalt for his design of the national theatre as well as Hallgrímskirkja. As you would expect in an abandoned Iceland, there was almost no tourist in the area.
Thanks to GoCar Rental for providing the vehicle for our tours in Iceland and Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon for the accommodation.

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