Iceland’s Iconic Reynisfjara and Its Most Charming Town (PHOTOS)
Vík is a town that is both sleepy and dramatic. Because it is Iceland’s wettest place, the weather changes from freezing rain to sun and rainbows in a matter of minutes. The mountainous town is home to some of Iceland’s most iconic natural features.
Recalling Giant’s Causeway in Ireland, the basalt columns known as Reynisfjara are like something out of a fairy tale (that pretty much describes all of Iceland). Hexagonal rock formations line a black sand beach with views of a natural arch called Dyrhólaey and wicked looking sea stacks known as Reynisdrangur. Check the tide before getting too close to the ocean, as some tourists have been caught in the pounding waves and been dragged out to sea.
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