Frozen Gullfoss Waterfall

In the past few weeks, we have met several friends who were about to head to Iceland or had just returned. This is a wonderful time of year to visit since it is before the majority of the crowds arrive, the ground is starting to thaw, and there is still a good opportunity to see the Northern Lights. We went during February of 2016 and it was definitely cold, so much so that the famous Gullfoss Waterfall was still mostly frozen and yet strangely beautiful. It is one of the major attractions on the Golden Circle, a route that takes you to many of the natural wonders the island nation has to offer. Although we weren’t fortunate enough to see the Northern Lights, we did enjoy every minute of our brief trip to Iceland. For this week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Winter – Water, we couldn’t help but think of standing before the falls, ice-cold water spray freezing on our faces, and looking in awe at the beauty of nature. We are sure it is spectacular during the summer months as well, but we will always treasure seeing it in the harshest of seasons, winter.

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Making a Path Through the Ice

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Grand View

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Freezing as it Falls

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Impressive Waterfall

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Don’t Fall In

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Fascinating to Watch

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We Were Frozen Too

 

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15 Responses to Frozen Gullfoss Waterfall

  1. Priya Vin says:

    We were there in summer, it looked much different then ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. Pierregy says:

    Great shots! Thanks for posting. We’d love to go there and see it in the winter, must be spectacular and without the crowds.

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  3. Ester says:

    Must be cold….

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  4. Wow the pictures are amazing! You must have been chilly haha… But worth it right? ๐Ÿ™‚

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  5. Cee Neuner says:

    You most definitely captured winter and water. Your first photo makes me want to put a coat on. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous!

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  7. This is beautiful, I loved the sights in Iceland and was lucky enough to see the northern lights while there- https://www.everythingemilie.com/northern-lights-at-new-year/ – thank you for this post it brought back wonderful memories ๐Ÿ˜Š

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