Blue Lagoon "A waste of time, money and your soul"

The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland's most popular tourist ...

The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland's most popular tourist spots.Árni Sæberg

The Blue Lagoon has ended up on a list of things to hate on travel blog The Strange and New. The journalists writing the article are very critical of one of Iceland's most famous tourist attractions. 

"If “amazing nature” means construction cranes and “oasis of relaxation” means wiping sweat off your algae-smeared forehead and thinking, “Hm, was this plastic cup of warm red wine worth the $10?”

They go on to say that the only claim proved true by the Blue Lagoon is that it's blue. 

"It’s not even a lagoon: It’s a well-constructed swimming pool attached to a modern-day looking spa that didn’t even attempt to camouflage itself in the same hues of the beautiful scenery it totally and completely disrupts, yet claims to be a part of. It’s everything that’s wrong with travel."

The writers recommend going to one of Iceland's natural pools instead. 

Read the article HERE. 


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