Sunday saw us heading for Dettifoss
- the most powerful waterfall in Europe - via Super Jeep on a road which sign after sign told us was impassable.
Cheryl Mullin beholds the thundering beauty of the Dettifoss
Less known but equally as stunning is the Dettifoss
waterfall in Vatnajokull National Park in north east Iceland.
Iceland's second city is the gateway to the Arctic North, where highlights include Europe's most powerful waterfall Dettifoss
, lava formation Dimmuborgir, the Krafla volcano, inset, and Myvatn Nature Baths - a far less touristy alternative to the Blue Lagoon.
The first four Acqua towers -namely Niagara, Sutherland, Dettifoss
and Livingstone (interior designed by MissoniHome-were completed earlier by CPG.
The first four Acqua towers, namely Niagara, Sutherland, Dettifoss
and Livingstone (interior designed by MissoniHome) were completed in the previous years.
Starting and ending in Reykjavik, this eight-day tour takes you to such natural wonders as Dettifoss
, Europe's most powerful waterfall and the expansive canyon of Asbyrgi.
Top of the list of places to visit are the Blue Lagoon spa near Grindavik, the Great Geysir in the Haukadalur valley and Dettifoss
, the largest waterfall in Europe.
13 ICELAND is home to Europe's most powerful waterfalls - Gullfoss (The Golden Falls) and Dettifoss
75 shows the boundary of Skaftafell National Park in 2004, as well as the proposed Vatnajokull National Park (2007), which includes all of the ice cap plus a vast area to the west and northwest, in addition to separate areas around Myvatn and Dettifoss
in the far north of Iceland.