Strokkur, Geysir

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For as long as I can remember I have wanted to visit one of those natural hot springs that shoots steaming water up into the air from deep below the earth’s surface and, while there were lots of things I was looking forward to seeing and experiencing on my trip to Iceland, seeing what is commonly ... Read review

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Nature Wonders  STROKKUR GEYSIR Iceland [DVD] [NTSC]

Nature Wonders STROKKUR GEYSIR Iceland [DVD] [NTSC]

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Diamond Geyser Review with images

AdvantagesThe spectacle is free; rarely seen phenomena; accessible to all

DisadvantagesVisitor centre is expensive; it gets very cold at this exposed spot

"For as long as I can remember I have wanted to visit one of those natural hot springs that shoots steaming water up into the air from deep below the earth’s surface and, while there were lots of things I was looking forward to seeing and experiencing on my trip to Iceland, seeing what is commonly and mistakenly referred to as a ‘geyser’ was at the top of my list. Naturally most other visitors to Iceland want to see one too so it’s easy to book yourself ..." Read review
23.06.2013

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All Churned Up

AdvantagesA spectactular natural phenomenum not often seen.

DisadvantagesSmell of Sulphur! Icy pathways!

"Strokkur translated into English is Churner. It isn't the largest geyser in Iceland, the credit for that lies with the nearby Geysir (meaning gusher), but it is incredibly impressive reaching upto 20 metres in height and is a great deal more relaible spouting every eight minutes or so. Strokkur and Geysir erupt from the geyser fields in the geothermal Haukadalur valley of Southern Iceland. A massive cauldron of bubbling spurting mud, water and ..." Read review
24.12.2007

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Gushing Geysers Review with images

AdvantagesWatching Strokkur erupt was a fantastic experience

DisadvantagesExhibition was a bit basic

"...air. I wandered over to Strokkur, the most active geyser, and waited like everyone else with an expectant air. Strokkur reliably erupts every eight or so minutes and it was rather funny standing around waiting with all the other tourists with cameras glued to the spot. Eventually, with a gurgle, it erupted quite spectacularly and there were several gasps! I waited around to watch the eruption a couple of times and it was pretty impressive and like ..." Read review
29.09.2011

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Insight into an only recently vanished way of life
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