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Iceland Gjain valley, Iceland

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Gjain is a canyon on Hekla region. It's a romantic and bucolic spot in the middle of a volcanic desert. You can find waterfalls, rivers, lakes and rocks with strange forms.
It's like a little oasis with vegetation in a spot without sign of life. Not to far you can find the ruins of a viking farm from the 12th century abandoned after the eruption of Hekla.

Photography Tips

You can arrive until this spot only if you have a four-wheel drive car.Take a good shoes to hiking and take a time to appreciate this place on the different side of the river.
Like every where in Iceland, use a tripod is better.

Travel Information

Rent a 4wd car. You can find a parking at 30 minutes of walk.
Spot Type Outdoor
Crowd Factor Just a few people
Best Timing All timings are equally good
Sunrise & Sunset 03:48 - 23:01 | current local time: 19:16
Photo Themes autumn colours Iceland Lake Landscape Mountain Waterfall
Locations Gjain

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