Iceland: Skógafoss

Finally, we bid farewell to the Jökulsárlón.  That was a big check on the ol’ bucket list.  Feeling somewhat exhilarated, we started our drive back to Selfoss.  We left ourselves a very nice stop for the trip back:  Skógar.  We planned to visit the famous Skógafoss waterfall and the folk museum in the village.

First, we drove back over the long black sands of the Myrdalssandur and past a few glacier tongues.

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Past farms…

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Back through Vík…

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To Skógar.


This is a very small town.  I think it has under 30 inhabitants.  And one of the most majestic waterfalls I’ve ever seen.

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There was a path up one side of the falls to get to a lookout point over the top.  We were limited in our time, so we didn’t venture up.


The kids saw all these little rock cairns on the banks of the river, so they decided to have a go.


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Next, on to the folk museum on the other side of “town”…

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