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Seljavellir abandoned geothermal pool, South Iceland

January 24, 2011

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Swimming spot: Seljavellir Swimming Pool The geothermal swimming pool is situated in a short and a narrow valley near the farm Seljavellir at the foot of the Eyjafjoll Mountains in South Iceland. The local Youth Club built the old pool, where an older and smaller one stood before. It is built into the sheer rocky […]

Blue Lagoon, Iceland

January 7, 2011

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Swimming spot: Blue Lagoon Blue lagoon is situated in the middle of a large black basalt lava field and was established in 1992. The Lagoon’s water is geothermal seawater from 2,000 meters beneath the ground, rich in silica, minerals and algae. The famous lagoon water is reputed to help those suffering from psoriasis. The water […]