The Blue Lagoon is a unique geothermal spa.  The nearby Svartsengi power plant pumps geothermally heated seawater from thousands of feet below the earth’s surface and uses this to produce heat and electricity for the nearby towns.  The excess water (supposedly totally clean) is pumped into the lagoon and renewed every 40 hours.  Yes, it was man made but seeing the lava field, one can easily believe it was all supernatural.  Its mineral-rich waters are believed to contain some healing powers for skin ailments like psoriasis and eczema.  The blue color is said to come from the blue-green algae.


The water temperature was around 40C/100F, outside temperature balmy 6C/42F. There are buckets everywhere to cover your face and body with a Silica Mask.


Just to look like this fool.


The adults received a massage treatment in the water. Basically, you are floating on the water covered by a wet towel. A surreal experiment. The silly kid tasted the salty water. Everyone finds their own pleasure.


Proof: There’s a bar in the water and I had a beer. Well, maybe 2 beers.


The lagoon has its own geysir, you get blinded by the smoke when swimming/wading through it. According to an unnamed source, the vapor smells like “poop and farts”. I protect my sources.


After her treatment, we welcomed Rose back into the family. Have I mentioned the efficiency of this Blue Lagoon: You get a wristband that functions as payment and key for your locker. I love efficiency.


There’s an artificial waterfall. And a silly goose was seen in the water.


Astrid applied Rose’s mask. Happy wife, happy life.


Happier wife, happier life.


All around a wonderful afternoon.


Some part of them will be floating forever in the Blue Lagoon.


We had another wonderful meal at the lagoon and headed out. Oh, what the heck, what is good day without a selfie?