Tourist stamps II from Iceland

Iceland Post has launched the second stamp issue dedicated to the fascinating touristic places of Iceland. The Tourist stamps II are dedicated to Hafursey and Aldeyarfoss.

Hafursey is tuff mountain in northern Myrdalssandur. Fulmars frequently gather there and the slopes are dominated by vegetation. These slopes were the resting place of tourists travelling over the beaten track of Myrdalssandur. A cave in the western side of the mountain previously served as a shelters and night-quarters of tourists.

Aldeyjarfoss is a waterfall in the river of Skjalfandi in Barðardalur. The waterfall is framed in beautiful basalt formations. The waterfall is about 20 meters. Skjalfandafljot is a glacial river, about 180 km. in length and the fourth longest watercourse in Iceland. There are many famous waterfalls in the river, especially Godafoss. Aldeyjarfoss has long been considered one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Skjalfandafljot.

Add tag

You should contact administrator to place your tags

Leave a Comment

error: Alert: Content is protected!