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Fáskrúðsfjörður is a small fisherman village. Their main sustain is fishing and fish factories along with the aluminum industry nowadays. Around 660 people live in the town. Back in the days, French fishermen use to come to Iceland for fishing, they had their base in Fáskrúðsfjörður, after few years of fishing, they saw that the conditions outside Iceland for fishing were really hard and therefore they made a hospital, church and a churchyard to be able to serve all the sick, injured and dead French fisherman. In the town, you can find a museum about the history of the French men fishing there.…

Beach of Djúpivogur, to get there you have to drive down the emergency airport of Djúpivogur down to this amazing black sand beach away from the crowds. It's forbidden to drive on the sand so stop by the end of the airport track and walk from there.…

Fáskrúðsfjörður campsite is located in the east fjords in the town of Fáskrúðsfjörður. Camping can be a nice way to explore Iceland.…

Teigarhorn is the best known place in Iceland to find Zeolite and not only in Iceland also in the world. Zeolites are microporous, aluminosilicate minerals.  You can also find very large crystals there, Teigarhorn is a conservation site. The highest recorded temperature in Iceland was there in 1939, 30,5°celcius. Important to not touch or take any crystals or Zeolite from this area, it's protected and should be respected.  …

Waterfall with no name, is just after the tunnel between Fáskúrðsfjörður and Reyðarfjörður on Reyðarfjörður side, there is a small waterfall which can be quite scenic to stop after or before the tunnel.…

Reyðarfjörður is a 30 kilometer long fjord, with about 1200 inhabitants. The number of people living in Reyðarfjörður grew quite a lot around 2007 when they started to build the aluminum factory which is located on the east edge of the town. In world war 2 a lot of soldiers from Britain, Norway, and the US had a base in Reyðarfjörður and you can find an exhibition in town about that.…

Fossárdalur campsite located in the beautiful valley Fossárdalur, it is a small family run campsite in a little valley in the east fjords, Fossárdalur meaning waterfall valley.…

Reyðarfjörður campsite is located in the east fjord of Iceland. We can say that Reyðarfjörður is the capital of the east fjords and has been slowly building up after the build of an aluminum factory few years back.…

Eskifjörður swimming pool is a really nice swimming pool in the east fjords of Iceland. The pools is an outdoor pool with hot tubs, sauna and a cold tub. Swimming pools are the place to meet the locals.…

Djúpavogskörin is a nice geothermal hot tub. Some locals have put up a small tub for people to bath in and enjoy the nice view of the surrounding fjord. Recommend enjoying this place to the fullest. Make sure to leave no trace and even clean up if someone has left empty cans or other trash there.…

Djúpivogur is a small fisherman village in Iceland. It has around 340 inhabitants and around 460 in the county. In Djúpivogur there is quite a lot of wildlife, especially birds. You can find a nice exhibition about the area in Langabúð, there are some exhibitions about local artists and people from the area. You can also drive all the way through the town and go down to the beachside which is very beautiful, there is a pin for it on the map. On the harbor, you can also find an exhibition from a local guy that made eggs from rocks that have been found in the area in the shape of the eggs of all the birds you can find in Djúpivogur.…

Egilsstaðir campsite is a really nice campsite, in the summertime, it is normally full of travellers, both Icelandic and foreigners. Especially if the weather forecast is nice, recommend staying there to socialize with others.…
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