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Exploring the East of Iceland With Gavin Manerowski

Gavin Manerowski IcelandWhen Gavin Manerowski arrived in Iceland, he will immediately realize that finding a special place. Iceland today has the reputation to be the land with the greatest variety in the whole Europe. One can find landscapes from surreal to sublimes. The colors of Iceland include rust red craters, blue lakes, green mosses and the sea of black sand. Iceland is worth seeing in every direction.  The tourist along with me will get to know a new thing with every new direction they move around. Many imagine Iceland to be very cold place with frozen landscape, which is partly true. However, this island country has much more to offer than this.

Iceland is a country of contrasting landscape, which is why it is called the Land of Fire and Ice. You will find many glaciers when you visit Iceland, particularly in the western part of the country including the largest in Europe – Vatnajokull, but at the same time you will also find dozen of volcanoes, both active and extinct, along with the plenty of fields, hot springs and geysers. In fact Iceland has more hot springs than any other country on the earth. Aside from this Iceland also have many waterfalls, including Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe and the beautiful Black Falls. It also has many lakes, rivers, mountains and islands, which is all worth exploring. To experience the best of Iceland’s natural wonders, make sure you heed to the golden circle, Ventures into the high land, or drop by country’s national parks – Snaefellsjokul, Vatnajokull, and Thingvellir, and be prepared to awe.

The eastern part of Iceland is considered as a paradise for hiking freaks. People are proud of this facility given by nature. The possibilities include hiking in some uninhabited places. Winter is magical in Iceland, when the mountains and plains get covered in fresh snow, the lakes and waterfalls freeze over and the Aurora Borealis or northern lights put up a heavenly show, lighting up the skies in many parts of the country. This is especially true during the Christmas season, when entire cities, towns, and village are illuminated with twinkling nights. Although many roads are closed, there are still plenty of activities available, particularly winter sports like skiing, ice skating, and bobsledding. The largest ski resort in Iceland is Blafjoll. Another amazing feature is that it is the only place in the world where you can view the sun at midnight. Yes the sunshine in the Iceland is all day long in the month of June. While in the December the sunshine most in night. These exceptionally ambiance attracts many travelers towards this destination. In winter guest can view the Aurora, these amazing pink, blue, green, and blue lights that come from North and South poles. Where else would just found beaches with the black volcanic sand, this only occur in Iceland? Despite the fact that the winter season is very cold many travelers would love to travel in the winters. When the ice, which is in white, bright color cover almost everywhere in a contradiction with a black color of volcanic lavas.  Iceland is featured for more than 200 types of birds making the paradise destination for bird watching. The capital city of Iceland gives the view of wonderful gardens next to the volcanic rough terrains. The blue lagoon is a natural water lake in Iceland, where the temperature of the water being 40 degrees all year long.

Iceland is a different, unique destination for a holiday. It is a land of various contradictions where the sun appears at night in the summer and the North Pole Aurora lights the sky in the winter. It is also known as for famous horse breed, which, though small, is known for being hardy and easy to ride. Indeed, riding an Icelandic horse is a rare and amazing experience which you will get it while travelling to the island. Gavin Manerowski loves to ride the Icelandic horse.

Iceland also has a very unique cuisine like its culture, like Puerto Rican cuisine is known for its variety of flavors, spices, and food decoration. One of the most famous foods in Iceland is cocina criolla, Sometime you will get to taste some wired dishes like “Hakarl” (Rotten Shark), Svid(Burnt Ship Head) hangikjot (Smoked Lamb) Minke Whale., Skyr (Soft cheese made from glutenious milk), Icelandic Fish. So these are some dishes which is made in Iceland.

SO just go and visit the Iceland for its tranquility, mesmerizing and spellbound beauty which you will get to know when you will be there, Iceland is a fantastic location for travelers.