The Blue lagoon

The Blue lagoon is a geothermic spa located just outside Reykjavik in Iceland. Surrounded by volcanic rock the pool is actually the run-off from the nearby Svartsengi power plant, although it is completely safe (it’s a geothermic power plant). The opaque water contains silicon which is apparently good for the skin and the water is very warm, even during winter. There’s a little wall here stopping you from going any further out as people have been burned, just going near the wall was quite sore! It’s a surprisingly romantic experience, so much so that I proposed to my…

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