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Hvitserkur, Westfjords Iceland, Europe

Hvitserkur, Westfjords Hvitserkur, Westfjords
Hvitserkur, Westfjords
Hvitserkur, Westfjords Hvitserkur, Westfjords
Hvitserkur, Westfjords
Being usual desktop wallpaper, Hvitserkur is one of the best well-known tourist attractions in Iceland. Located at Westfjords in Iceland, Hvitserkur has been the source for many traditional stories and legends in Ireland.Many legends and myths were made up just to explain the mere existence of Hvitserkur. This monumental 50-feet rock that seems to rise from the water is the constant inspiration for photographers, nature lovers, writers and poets because its beauty, origin and uniqueness have always captivated the minds of both local people and tourists. However, tourists are not coming in crowds; they are visiting this place in small groups.

There are many boat tours that lead to this rock formation, so that tourist can take pictures from a close distance, or even touch the rock itself. Shores near Hvitserkur can be approached by vehicles, but there are also hiking tours to the shores from where this magnificent nature creation can be seen and photographed. Also, the wildlife around Hvitserkur is very interesting, especially seals, so that tourists come not only to see the rock but to see some animal species that are specific of this area and country.
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