Next up on our tour out of Akureyri was another geothermal area. This is the Námafjall Geothermal Area, also referred to as Námafjall Hverir. Here, surrounded by steam venting in the nearby foothills, you’ll find bubbling mudpots and sulfur emitting fumaroles.
The surrounding terrain is barren and a bit bizarre:
But at the actual geothermal site there is much to see and experience. Here is a particularly popular fumarole:
In these next photos you can see people meandering about many of the steaming areas:
One of my favorite shots today is this one showing steam vents spewing forth from the darkened hills behind visitors to the park:
I’ll leave you today with this image of a bubbling pool of heated water: