Westman island Heimaey and puffins!

This island is very close to Hella and the place where I live now. I ´ve never been there before and yesterday was just the perfect sunny autumn day to see the next piece of Iceland. I left car in the car park, took ferry and came to the only town there, Vestmannaeyjar. Then I was walking, hitchhiking to the most southern spot of the island (it is not so far but I wanted to safe time), and hiking to the volcano Eldfell. This volcano erupted in 1973 which was disaster for the town. You can find here also a museum of the volcano.

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Vestmannaeyjar

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A building in the harbor

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Totti – the most famous puffin in Aquarium

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Walk to the windiest spot in Iceland – Stórhöfði. It is the south part of island.

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A view from the south over the whole island

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A bird watching place – I saw many and many puffins

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Hiking to the top of the volcano Eldfell

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Still hot!

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Lava on the top is red

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