"Spurting hot springs" Iceland Warnings Or Dangers Tip by Saagar

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  A hissing and bubbling hot spring
by Saagar

Yep, hot springs should be spurting, no? But sometimes there seems to be real life down there and they spurt extra hard...
Iceland is very lax on warnings and keep-away-signs and discalimers of responsibility. American lawyers have (luckily) not yet arrived in Iceland. So the boiling pond next to the warning sign telling you "danger - hot", may in fact drench you the next moment as you stand and read the sign. And "hot" generally means forceful boiling. A layer of clothes covering bare skin is useful.
Beware of children who like to run around, they should not be allowed unattended near geysirs, hot springs and fumaroles.

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  • Updated Jun 30, 2006
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