Kerid is on the Golden circle. When you drive from Reykjavík to the Geysir area, you may choose to take the road that
leads you to the area called Grímsnes. From Reykjavík, you choose the eastern road (the one leading to Vík),
and once you have passed Hveragerði, a beautiful little town chock-full of hothouses and hot-springs (tne
place where they allegedly grow bananas), you drive towards Selfoss, but just before you arrive, you turn
left. The road leads you northwards along the mountain called Ingólfsfjall, to a bridge across the river Sogið,
a peaceful spot. The road continues through shrubbery and summer houses, and this is where you should watch
out for that sign post Kerið.
Click on the pictures to magnify them!
It is actually a small mountain, and it is not steep. It is a gorgeous red - at
least when the sun shines on it - streaked with blackish hues and a little moss
and grass here and there. When you get to the top, you find yourself standing on the rim of a crater - and
down below, there is a lake, amazingly aquamarine. Check it out.
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