Iceland (16) – Budr

Enroute to Snaefellsjokull National Park, we made a rest stop in Budr, situated off the Budavegur Road.

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Budr consists of one motel and residence.

 

 

The Atlantic Ocean - west side of Iceland

The Atlantic Ocean – west side of Iceland

 

 

The view to the north - the park on the other side of the mountain.

The view to the north – the park on the other side of the mountain.

 

 

The view to the south

The view to the south

 

 

Snaefellsjokull is a 700,000-year-old stratovolano. It was made famous due to the novel Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne. The entrance to a passage leading to the center of the earth was on Snaefellsjokull.

Snaefellsjokull is a 700,000-year-old stratovolano. It was made famous due to the novel Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne. The entrance to a passage leading to the center of the earth was on Snaefellsjokull.

 

 

A mountain to climb. Located across the road from the motel.

A mountain to climb. Located across the road from the motel.

 

 

Interesting stone wall

Interesting stone wall

 

Closeup shots of the terrain between the ocean and Budr.

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