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11 March 2017, 10:00 pm

19 Weirdly Intriguing Tidbits You Should Know About Iceland buzzfeed.com

19 Weirdly Intriguing Tidbits You Should Know About Iceland

Get ready to get naked before going in the Blue Lagoon.

It'll smell like rotten eggs when you shower — but it's actually a good thing.

It'll smell like rotten eggs when you shower — but it's actually a good thing.

Geothermal energy is used cities like Reykjavík, so the natural spring water traveling underground to your shower head is what's delivering the sulfuric smell. It's totally safe and it'll still get you squeaky clean.

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It's completely safe to drink the cold tap water — and it WON'T smell.

It's completely safe to drink the cold tap water — and it WON'T smell.

The cold water doesn't carry the sulfuric properties, so feel free to fill up your water bottle in the sink. It's crisp and delicious.

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You're gonna have to get naked before entering the infamous Blue Lagoon.

You're gonna have to get naked before entering the infamous Blue Lagoon.

Before you can take a dip into the bright blue geothermal spa, you have to use the facilities to take a shower first. It's a rule. There are open showers without doors, but also concealed showers if you prefer privacy.

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