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Helgafell, Stykkisholmur

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Helgafell is a small mountain on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula of Iceland. The mountain is 73m high, and a temple in honor of Þór was built there by the first settler of the area, Þórólfr Mostrarskegg. Helgafell also appears in the Laxdæla saga as the location where the heroine Guðrún Ósvífrsdóttir last lived and is supposedly where she is buried.
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  • When we arrived in the parking lot, we thought the 400 kr per person entry was for the visit of the farm. We had planned to dive fuck before the ride, unfortunately it is well written that the tables are only for visitors who have paid. We had lunch quietly in our car and we left without making the ride a bit disgusted by this kind of conduct...
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  • We hopped on this Hill on the peninsula of Snaefelsness daily 27/07 Thursday during a tour of this region of Iceland called the Iceland "in miniature". According to tradition one must scramble up expressing 3 wishes, that could come true only as long as you don't turn round on the way up (easy and requires approximately 7-8 minutes). The panorama from the top is gorgeous at 360 degrees with the Atlantic Ocean, the fertile plain below, numerous lakes which occupy the tortuous and Rahel craters a time of volcanoes. to do.
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  • Our local guide told us before walking up: Think of three wishes - for someone else Do not speak while walking up Do not look back while walking up Keep thinking of your wishes as you ascend When you ...  more »

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