Have You Dived Between Continents Yet?
A travel to Iceland will bring you the most amazing structure you will find in the whole wide world. In the boundaries of the European tectonic plates and the North American tectonic plates, lies this amazing structure that stands out as one of the most amazing landmarks on earth.
Near the lake Thingvalla lies the Crack of Silfra. It is a huge breathtaking crack on earth and keeps widening every year by 2 cm. deep inside the blue water so the Atlantic ocean, you cannot possible identify the Crack of Silfra, but the white clear water of the molten glaciers of Iceland make the rift well distinguished and visible.
If you love diving or snorkeling, you can float between the two continents and can even kick both continents at the same time. Don’t worry, there are no sharks here – the water is always at -4 degrees Celsius which keeps other marine creatures off shore.
Another amazing point – The Crack of Silfra is completely filled with the purest distilled water on earth – it is safe for anyone to drink directly from it. This narrow plunge goes down 20 meters or 66 feet into earth. The decent is chilly, but if you are an explorer or an adventurer, you will never wish to climb out of this serene abyss.
You can even visit the cave system underneath, if you have the stamina. You will be able to explore nearly 45 meters then. Lots of nature lovers have been there before – do you know what the divers say? They exclaim that the diving felt like floating without gravity in clear blue space.
Pack your swimming outfit and head on to the world’s longest Atlantic mountains that lay submerged protecting the crystal clear purest water.