Golden Circle, Pt. 3

Gullfoss, the last major stop on the Golden Circle, is only a ten-minute drive away from Geysir.

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For scale: take note of the people on that path to the left!

The parking lot is on a plateau that overlooks the waterfall. To get on “ground level,” in a sense, we went down several flights of stairs and then walked on a looooooong path that hugs the base of the cliff.

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Following the path (left)

Eventually we made it to the piece of land that stretches out into the falls. I spent a good chunk of my time just sitting on a rock, listening to the water thundering down into the depths.

The sun came out that day, too, which led to this happening:

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A rainbow!

Not bad, eh?

Thanks for reading,

Emme

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