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邻近 Skaftafell, Austurland (Ísland)
Skaftafell National Park was established in 1967, but nowadays is a part of the Vatnajökull National Park, since 2008. We followed a short and easy trail from the Skaftafell Visitor Center towards the waterfall Svartifoss, always North and uphill, crossed the river twice until we got in front of one of the most beautiful and famous waterfalls in Iceland, the 'black waterfall' (Svartifoss), sourranded by basalt columns. It was named after the dark colour of those columns. After recovering from our astonishment, then took a path (the S3 according to the map https://www.vatnajokulsthjodgardur.is/static/files/svaedin/skaftafell/Kort-baeklingar/skaftafell_stortkort.jpg ), towards Skerhóll mountain (524m.). The path actually passes nearby. We wanted to reach further out, left the S3 trail and tried to follow the S4 and climb the Kristínartindar mountain but it was suddenly covered by mist. Thanks to the GPS we found the way back to the main S3 trail, moving East. Fortunately, the mist disappeared later on and we were able to admire the Skaftafessjökull glacier a little bit. From then on, the path went South and the S3 became the S5 that led us back to the visitor centre. A beautiful and astonishing hiking trail, 100% recommendable!