#swimmingpool

Sometimes when we are working on an article about a particular place or a particular region we come across a place that we absolutely loved.  When working on the text and processing the photos we are reminded of the joy and pleasure while visiting.  One such place is Krossneslaug swimming pool in the fjord Norðurfjörður at Strandir in the Westfjords.  It is a place so unique and so different that we are determined to travel there again next summer.  It seems that Strandir has a special attraction.

One such place is Krossneslaug swimming pool in the fjord Norðurfjörður at Strandir in the Westfjords.

Less than an hour away from Reykjavík is a small town called Hveragerði. The name derives from the quantity of hot springs and hot water surrounding the town. Many locals make the mistake of driving right through the town, given its close position to the capital, missing out on the wonders and warmth of Hveragerði. One specific gem is the town’s public swimming pool, called Sundlaugin Laugaskarði. Until 1966 it was the only 50 meter swimming pool in Iceland and therefor the main training pool for the national swim team.

Sundlaugin Laugaskarði is perhaps the best swimming pool in Iceland.