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A Place Birthed from National Geographic's Best, Iceland. Check out our visit to the Djúpalónssandur beach at www.WayOutWeird.com

A Place Birthed from National Geographic's Best, Iceland. Check out our visit to the Djúpalónssandur beach at www.WayOutWeird.com

*Djúpalónssandur beach is an awesome place, like so many other places on the Snæfellsnes peninsula. It is like stepping into a lava wonderland with a series of rocks of mysterious form emerging from the ocean...

*Djúpalónssandur beach is an awesome place, like so many other places on the Snæfellsnes peninsula. It is like stepping into a lava wonderland with a series of rocks of mysterious form emerging from the ocean...

Djúpalónssandur is one of my all-time favorite spots in Iceland.

Djúpalónssandur is one of my all-time favorite spots in Iceland.

Discover Wild Iceland Like Glacier Snæfellsjökull - Djúpalónssandur. It a dramatic place to walk, with a series of rocky stacks emerging from the ocean. You can still see four ifting stoneson the beach where fishing-boat crews would test the strength of aspiring fishermen. The black sands are covered in pieces of rusted metal from the English trawler Epine, which was wrecked here in 1948. Several freshwater pools and the rocky arch Gatklettur are close to the car park. If you want to join…

Discover Wild Iceland Like Glacier Snæfellsjökull - Djúpalónssandur. It a dramatic place to walk, with a series of rocky stacks emerging from the ocean. You can still see four ifting stoneson the beach where fishing-boat crews would test the strength of aspiring fishermen. The black sands are covered in pieces of rusted metal from the English trawler Epine, which was wrecked here in 1948. Several freshwater pools and the rocky arch Gatklettur are close to the car park. If you want to join…

Travel etiquette for Iceland.  The black-sand beach at Djúpalónssandur. Image by Almir de Freitas / CC BY 2.0

Travel etiquette for Iceland. The black-sand beach at Djúpalónssandur. Image by Almir de Freitas / CC BY 2.0

This breathtaking park in Iceland served as the inspiration for the start of the adventure in Jules Verne's book A Journey to the Center of the Earth. Plan to spend at least 2 full days on the Snaefellsenes Peninsula to get the full experience of these recommended sights.

This breathtaking park in Iceland served as the inspiration for the start of the adventure in Jules Verne's book A Journey to the Center of the Earth. Plan to spend at least 2 full days on the Snaefellsenes Peninsula to get the full experience of these recommended sights.

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