We first visited the east side of Dettifoss. The road is bumpier and there are less visitors. As we arrived in the evening we had the falls almost to ourselves.
From the carpark you first arrive at powerful Dettifoss. Even if you don’t see the waterfall you hear the majestic sound it creates.
A shirt walk upriver brings you to the beautiful Selfoss waterfall. A long water curtain
On the way back to the carpark we were facing this magical sunset over the gorge
We were lucky enough to encounter these cute birds late in August on our Iceland trip. They are supposed to leave the island by mid August