On the road from Reykjavik towards the south, you see the new powerplant Hellisheiðavirkjun.
In a short distance lies Hveragerði with it’s steams rising from underneath. There are greenhouses and a swimmingpool with warm water. And people must look out for hotsprings everywhere!
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In Hveragerði is the church in which I work:
From the mountain top above Hveragerði you also can, in clear weather, see the Vestman Islands:
In january 1973 the earth opened and out came fire and lots of lava and ash. Noone was injured but many houses disappeared undir the ashes.