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  • A rugged road many kilometres north off the Ring Road takes you there. Close to a hostel with a decently priced food bar (for Iceland). Despite the rough road, the countryside is wonderful and pastora...  more »
  • On our way north from Reykjavik to Saudarkrokur we made a pit stop at Hvitserker. This being the first real unpaved road we drove on for our trip the drive in was pretty good, passing cars is tight bu...  more »
  • This terrain here is very special, Hai niao very much, be aware they may want click attack human beings, rocks 殺 film, well worth a 賞 this spot in the future road scene or landscape.
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  • I've liked the place very much as I found the rock formation very interesting. It must said that it's definitely not for everyone when it comes to reaching the beach from where you can enjoy a closer and better view to the "Drinking Dragon". You should walk down a very steep, unsecured, rocky path. You can also observe it from above, without putting yourself under a stress and in a potentially dangerous situation to go down (and then up, of course). It's only a couple of minutes from the parking lot.
  • Seriously cool rock. The beach around it is beautiful also. Further downstream there was a beach full of snoozing seals!
  • The stone in the see is beautiful and unique. Good to see at least once, but do not worry if you miss it.
  • Absolutely spectacular. It wasn't crowded and it let's you walk down onto the beach. The road getting here is a bit bumpy but well worth the adventure. The loop around the peninsula is just as spectacular.
  • The rock is not as big/high as I thought. Nevertheless, it makes a good photography subject. Lookup the tide schedule before you go. When the tide is high, you get the Hvitserkur in water, and when the tide recedes, you can walk behind it and that's how I got the sunset picture with the sun behind the rock. IMHO, sunset shooting is probably better because the sun will be shining on the rock. For dawn, it is difficult to get the sun in the right position because it depends on the timing of the year. Aside from Hvitserkur, there is not much to do in this place. I would get the sunset pictures and go somewhere else instead of staying overnight.

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