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.

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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.

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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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