Drove along the coast mostly in mist or outright rain. Stopped at Skogar to see the waterfall and the folk museum. Then on to Reykjavik for a night at the domestic airport.
Skogarfoss plunges 60 m off cliffs which were once on the south coast. Skógasafn, the Skogar Folk Museum, is a wonderful place, with old buildings filled with all sorts of fascinating objects ... and junk. Senior tourist outside thatched storage room Thatched houses at the Skogar Folk Museum More thatched outhouses -- storage room and blacksmith building
Interior of one of the thatched cottages -- quite cozy. is14 090312060 s aa Old box beds Stones and moss Interior of the school house
Interior of a bourgeois house Kitchen of the bourgeois house is14 090312250 s a is14 090312290 s aa TO make 7 small pancakes at once
is14 090312340 s a The church itself is new... ... but the interior comes from an older church, dating from 1879. The "Pétersey" fishing boat is named after the "Island" near where we stayed at Vellir near Vík. She was built in 1855 and used by farmers for cod fishing. She continued sailing until 1946. Old photo of the "Petersey"
Farm at Sauðhúsvöllur Vestmannaeyjar ("Westman Islands"), about 8 km off the south coast Old-fashioned milk shed at Sauðhúsvöllur on the south coast between Skogar and Reykjavik