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Skaftafell, Iceland

Laufskalavartha Skaftafell Reviews

Dr_Seuss Dr_Seuss
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Laufskalavartha Jun 30, 2008
As you drive along the ring road between Vik and Skaftafell, you happen upon a strange lava field full of piles of stones, that stratch a good way back.

Was mentioned in the guide book we had so we stopped to have a look. The story was that the flow from a volcano erupting came down here destroying a house, can't remember if anyone was killed, but after that passing travellers would place a stone at the site for luck.

Just a field with a pile of cairns in it, but just another one of the many strange sights you come across in Iceland :)and you are going to be driving past it anyway ;)
Laufskalavartha Cairns
Laufskalavartha Lava Field
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