Iceland – Gullfoss Falls and Þingvellir National Park

Eventually we reached Gullfoss, which is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country. The wide river Hvítá rushes southward and about a kilometre above the falls it turns sharply to the left and flows down into a wide curved three step staircase and then abruptly plunges in two stages into a crevice thirty-two metres deep. The crevice is about twenty metres wide, and is at right angles to the flow of the river which results in a dramatic water plunge and an atmosphere full of hanging water mist.

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7 responses to “Iceland – Gullfoss Falls and Þingvellir National Park

  1. Ah, a country I have sadly never visited. …

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  2. It’s quite a country. I enjoyed it very much when I visited.

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  3. Andrew, all. i can say is…how terribly inefficient of you, losing Kim’s bag like that!

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