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“Mudpots smell the same all over”
Review of Hverarond

Hverarond
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Day Trip to Lake Mývatn and Powerful Dettifoss from Akureyri
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Ranked #5 of 32 things to do in Lake Myvatn
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

I would like to say I was wowed by the Hverir mudpots but they looked pretty much the same as the others I've seen. If you're visiting Lake Myvatn they are worth a short visit but at 8.500 ISK to enter it's a bit pricey when you can get great pictures from the parking lot.

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Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Beautifull colors and a lovely smell.. iff you lije rotten eggs, but i prefer Kerlingarfjoll, thats more pure nature and even bigger

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Reviewed 20 July 2014

This is what everyone has in mind when visiting Iceland: boiling and steaming geothermal pools in red, yellow and grey. Some even sizzle! As if you walk on a different planet (or on Earth roughly 4 billion years ago...). If you have time you can hike up on the surrounding mountains for even more impressive views. Unforgettable!

2  Thank taqqie
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

This place looks as if it was taken from another planet.
Geothermal steam vents make the soil too hot to accommodate snow, so the entire place looks like a big sand field with crazy saturated colors of blues and greens, mostly from the sulfur.
The stench of the vents is not as bad as can be expected, but you do NOT want to touch any of the vents, as they are REALLY hot.
There was no admission fee while we were there in mid April, but I was told there might be later in the year.
Highly recommended.

2  Thank TheShis
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Hverir is a few mud pools ("non-swimmable") right beside the ring road. If you've seen thermal features before (e.g. wai-o-tapu in New Zealand), then you'll realise that Hverir is rather average. Having said, if you're around the area, this is actually a nice place just to spend some time.

You'll be able to see it while driving on the ring road and it's just 5mins away from Lake Myvatn visitor centre. There's a carpark right in front of it and there's a gate where entry fee to the area is collected. Entry fee is just a few euros. Namafjall and Namaskard is within walking distance from here (see attached map).

3  Thank AllanSeeToh
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