Aldeyjarfoss

Day 59. 26th August, Akureyri to Aldeyjarfoss, Iceland (Northeast).

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness

Along the way from Goðafoss to Aldeyjarfoss was an idyllic Icelandic farm.

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness

Aldeyjarfoss is along a side road along the 842.  After Aldeyjarfoss the 842 turns into the F26 which is a serious four wheel drive road that leads through the highlands to the other side of Iceland.  Even the 842 was demanding in places, sometimes steep with lots of loose gravel.  It would probably be impassable to two wheel drive vehicles after rain.

.
Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness

Aldeyjarfoss is quit a different waterfall to Goðafoss.  It has a drop of about twenty metres but what makes it remarkable are the numerous basalt columns which we will see more of in following images….

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness8 .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness

One of Nature’s cathedrals, perhaps….

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness2 .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness .

.

Akureyri, Aldeyjarfoss, Architecture, Goðafoss, History, Iceland, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel, Wilderness .

9 comments on “Aldeyjarfoss

  1. leecleland says:

    Amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Jane Lurie says:

    Fabulous spot and beautiful images, Murray. What a waterfall and pool. Happy New Year!

    Like

  3. Chris says:

    It’s an amazing waterfall. Astonishing enough, it is also endangered by dam building plans in the high lands.

    Like

  4. Karen Wattie says:

    Fascinating rock formations. I’m so glad you shared them with us.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s