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The batman chair is a pouplar location to get a picture of your self in a big red giant chair with the Batman mountain behind. The farmer in the farm close by was always seeing people stopping next to the road there so he decided to make something more for people to stop for and voila red giant chair we now call the batman chair, that he made. He takes the batman chair down for winter time so it doesn't get damaged by the winter weather, but definitely a place to stop for the view with or without the chair.…

Fossárdalur valley takes its name from the many waterfalls that run down the valley, the name means waterfall river valley. There is a beautiful waterfall just at the entrance of the valley, the name of that one is Nykurhylsfoss. Nykur in Icelandic is a name for a myth, it looks a lot like horse and lives in water, rivers and even at sea, if you take a seat on a Nykur he will run with you in the river and drown you. With a normal car, you can drive a little bit into the valley seeing some beautiful waterfalls and to the campsite at least in the summertime. If you have a 4x4 you might be able to drive a little further into the valley to explore its many waterfalls. In the valley, you can also…

Havarí is a farm on the east coast of Iceland, recently it was bought by a young couple from Reykjavík that wanted to move out to the countryside. They bought this farm and have been building it up slowly, they already have a restaurant, cafe, farm, and a hostel. They grow all kinds of vegetables and for example make vegetarian hot dogs out of it, which they sell in the restaurant called Bulsur. They also sell other homemade products. One of the owners is a musician and he often plays in the restaurant for the people, he is a part of the band Prins Póló. Havarí is not open all year around.…

Breiðadalsvík is a small fishing village, around 130 people live in the town. You can, for example, find a small coffee shop, museum, and a brewery (see another tag for the location) in the town.…

Stöðvarfjörður is a very small town, around 200 people live there. A few years ago it always felt like driving through a ghost when driving there. Their main sustain is the aluminum factory in the east fjord and fishing. Along with that young artist from Reykjavík started buying houses there so that has brought some life to the town. In the town, you can also find one of Iceland's best-known stone and mineral collections, which is a lifelong work of Petra Sveinsdóttir. Petra's Stone collection is something worth the visit if you like minerals and stones. You can also find galleries and art shows.…

Eskifjörður campsite is a nice little campsite.…

The little house on the mountain pass called Fagridalur between Reyðarfjörður and Egilsstaðir, you will find this little small orange house, which offers a nice stop for a photo. The house is there because back in the days when people were crossing the pass they could stop there if the weather became bad. Nowadays they try closing the path before bad weather. Still always good to be aware of the danger that the weather can cause when crossing mountain roads in Iceland. These houses we call neyðarskýli in Iceland or emergency shelters.…

Beljandi Brugghús is a brewery in an old slaughterhouse, where the focus is on craft beer, made for beer lovers. The owners are two local guys who felt the little fishing village of Breiðdalsvík needed a place like this, a place for people to come together and enjoy each others company, and off course the most delightful beverage ever made.…

Djúpivogur swimming pool is a nice indoor swimming pool. Swimming pools in Iceland are a big part of our culture and it's likely to meet a local there.…

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.…

 

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