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Blue Lagoon: Upplifdu Grindavik, Iceland: "Grindavik's Hidden World! There's more than the Blue Lagoon in Grindavik. Most visitors who come to Iceland go to the most popular tourist spot in the country, the Blue Lagoon, listed as one of the 25 wonders of the world by National Geographic. However, few people know that the Blue Lagoon is located in Grindavik about 5 min from the town centrre. Grindavik the foremost fishing town in Iceland, with a population of 3,000 people. After having bathed in the Blue Lagoon, it is great to dine in Grindavik as there are a range of restaurants catering to all tastes. There is a guest house, a beautiful and popular camp site, one of the best golf course in the country, just enlarged to 18 holes, a fascinating new museum which offers exhibitions on fishing, mineral and energy resources and some fun entertainment. The tourist information centre is also located there. Grindavik swimming pool facility is ideal for family vacationers. " ! road sign in Grindavik. August 27, 2012: Exploring ICELAND. (c) 2012 - photography by Leaf McGowan, Thomas Baurley, Eadaoin Bineid - To purchase or to acquire permission to use this photo, go to


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Taken on August 27, 2012