7 Days Self Drive Road Trip in Southern Iceland – Day 6

Day 6 – Blue Lagoon > Reyjavik > Harpa Concert Hall and Conference > Keflavik > Skessuhellir (giantess cave) > Bergas Guesthouse

Day 6 was planned in accordance with our direction to head back Keflavik for our departure on the last day. Right after checked out from Silica Hotel, we started heading north back to the capital, Reyjavik. First place that we stopped for the day is the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre. You will not miss this if you are somewhere nearby the Sun Voyager (Viking ship steel sculpture beside the sea). It is a striking building with its unique architecture just like a glass made honeycomb. The structure consists of a steel framework clad with geometric shaped glass panels of different colors. So if you are inside the building, you will enjoy the color vibrant reflected from the sun outside, brilliant design.

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7 Days Self Drive Road Trip in Southern Iceland – Day 2

Day 2 – Keflavik > Stekkjarkot (grass roof ancient house) > Reykjavik > Hallgrimskirkja (modern church) > Solfario (viking ship steel sculpture) > Point 4 Thingvekker > Oxararfoss (waterfall) > Laugarvatn Fontana > Golden Circle Apartment

After a night rest at Keflavik, we departed to the capital in the early morning of day 2. There is an interesting spot nearby our guesthouse just along the Ægisgata shore road. You can easily spot the ship wreck near that stretch of road.

On the way to capital of Iceland, we managed to stop by one of the iconic ancient cottage dates back to the 19th century. It is special because it was built using turf, stone and timber. We called it the “grass roof hut”. It was opened to public visit in 1993 after a year of restoration. Moreover, it is free admission! Continue reading 7 Days Self Drive Road Trip in Southern Iceland – Day 2