Videos of the #1 visited location in Iceland!!!Re
Reykjavik, Iceland - Blue Lagoon - October 2012 (1 of 5) - YouTube
Reykjavick, Iceland - Blue Lagoon - October 2012 (2 of 5) - YouTube
Reykjavick, Iceland - Blue Lagoon - October 2012 (3 of 5) - YouTube
Reykjavick, Iceland - Blue Lagoon - October 2012 (4 0f 5) - YouTube
Reykjavik, Iceland - Blue Lagoon - October 2012 (5 of 5) - YouTube
These videos bring back so many memories! Thanks for posting these. i didn't know they had a restaurant. When I went 20 years ago, we only had a few photos, and this video is so much better!!
Although we did not eat there, they had several restaurants there that looked like very good places to eat!!!
It is nice to be able to enjoy these from home. Thanks. They are great pictures.
What? No Jasper in his speedo?
Next, I want to go to the Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden.
Thanks for putting this all together and sharing, great stuff.
Really interesting. Thanks for the links.
What is the temp at the time? What is the temp around the lagoon and in the lagoon? Really modern place.
The Temperature when I was there was -2 degrees centegrade...very cold!!!
Hey jasper, those pics bring back great memories ... we never took any pics when we were at the lagoon. I don't know what the temperature was but the second time that we were there, it was snowing and we were floating in the lagoon with snow on our heads! THe only day that we had clear views of anywhere was when we spent a day in Reykjavik and climbed the Hallgrimskirkja tower ... great views across the very colourful city. The rest of the time, we were lucky to get a view of a middle distance mountain ... still, we had a great time ... very friendly people.
When I was there it was cold, like Jasper said, and the water was very warm with cooler pockets, but very warm overall.
Jasper and tryt53,
Thanks to both of you for your answers.
The contrast in the coats and the swimsuits was funny, so I thought there might be quite a difference.
Is it also sulfuric around? I was kind of wondering about any similarities between it and Yellowstone National Park? Do they have any kind of warning system in case the water ever gets hotter?
Yes..there is a sulfuric smell in the air. Have not been to Yellowstone National Park so cannot comment on similarities. The water temperature is very well controlled and there were no warning system in case the water even gets hotter (although there were warning signs near where the water is hottest to be careful in those areas). The temperature of the water is between 80 degrees to 100 degrees. The hottest water are at the points where the hot water is brought into the water.
The water in Yellowstone is really hot. If a person fell in it would only take 45 seconds to kill them. As far as I know, none of the water in the park is safe to go in.
And I thought it took 46 Seconds...LOL
My laugh of the day!
You're right. None of the water is safe to go into. And none of them look appealing enough to make anyone want to go into, either. Some are rotten egg sulfuric smelling in Yellowstone.
There is that temptation to put your hand in to see how hot it really is. They warn you that it will be scalded if you do.
Thank you, Jasper.
Now I understand. They're actually safe ponds that would probably freeze up if the hot water wasn't let in in a controlled manner. Really interesting.
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