Travel Blogs from Akureyri, Iceland

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Akureyri and Grimsey Island, Akureyri, Iceland , Iceland travel blog

Akureyri and Grimsey Island

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... last 3 tickets for Wednesday. After feeling lucky we got basically the last seats, we went for a nice dinner in Akureyri, the Second largest city is Iceland, and known as the food / restaurant capital of iceland.  We had a wonderful meal at Rub 23 a ...

Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Akureyri

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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uf em moby dick sine spure, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

uf em moby dick sine spure

A travel blog entry by fuzgi

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äntli isch de moment cho, wo d'wahlbeobachtig uf em plan gstande isch. island isch bekannt für s’wale-watching. mer sind vo akkureyri richtig husavik gfahre. in husavik simmer churz vor em 12i acho. mer händ dänn gfunde mer gönd mal go ...

Day Six: The Day of Fire in the North, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Day Six: The Day of Fire in the North

A travel blog entry by rachels694

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... , black bubbling fluids, cracks in the earth and huge steam vents everywhere.     Námafjall near Myvatn in Iceland is a high-temperature geothermal area. Groundwater seeps down to a depth of 1000 m, where its temperature rises to above 200°C, ...

The sun CAN shine in Iceland - and at midnight, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

The sun CAN shine in Iceland - and at midnight

A travel blog entry by traveleasy

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What a day, fantastic sunshine all day.  When we were having breakfast our guide came along and said that the temperature was supposed to be 18 degrees today.  Went back to the room and changed into a short-sleeved T-shirt.  Lots of others ...

Blonduos to Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Blonduos to Akureyri

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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Godafoss, Akureyri Lovely town....so beutyful!, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Godafoss, Akureyri Lovely town....so beutyful!

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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White Knuckles, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

White Knuckles

A travel blog entry by vontiki2000

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... (yet another memorable waterfall) before heading to Akureyri for the night. With the color returning to my knuckles, we checked into Akureyri Backpackers Hostel, had a couple beers at the downstairs bar, and called it a night. Oh wait. I almost forgot to ...

Skagafjorthur, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Skagafjorthur

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Very overcast today, with some fog. Cool, too, but not too windy. Still, we know that we missed the great views around the peninsula, although we still enjoyed ourselves. Didn't we order sun for today? We had brekkies at the hotel, then went for a walk ...

Leaving Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Leaving Akureyri

A travel blog entry by schwate

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Hallo, nach drei Naechten in Akureyri Zeit weiter zu reisen. Weiter auf der Ringstrasse gen Myvatn, nicht allzu weit entfernt. Dort werde ich ebenfalls ein paar Naechte verbringen bevor ich dann in einem Rutsch zur Suedkueste fahren werde. Ich hoffe das ...

Snow on the hills, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Snow on the hills

A travel blog entry by badefamily

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This morning we woke to see the hills around had snow on the tops and a light dusting down the sides. We are in Akureyri -pronounced to rhyme with Tipperary. The outside temp was 6deg. After breakfast we walked into the town - about 500m. It is a small ...

Akureyri rhymes with Tipperary, doesn't it?, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Akureyri rhymes with Tipperary, doesn't it?

A travel blog entry by dosqueen

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... it was pretty boring, at least to me, so I only stayed for about 15 minutes. Ho hum. I carried on until I arrived at Akureyri, Iceland's 2nd biggest city with a whopping population of 15,139 according to my Lonely Planet, where I'd be staying the next ...

Akureiri - Reykjavik, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Akureiri - Reykjavik

A travel blog entry by cariverga

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Голубая лагуна... Одно из самых известных ...

Jökulsargljufur National Park, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Jökulsargljufur National Park

A travel blog entry by lilyc

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... was pasteurized before mass distribution. Hm, thought fondly of my friends, Listeria, Brucella, Salmonella, etc. Day 4: Drove back to Akureyri. Per gypsy88´s advice, I revisited Dr. Karason, the osteopath in town. This time he was in. He´s one ...

Long drive across half the island, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Long drive across half the island

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... of rocks – something about them cries glacier run-off, but, of course, I know that before I look at them. We arrived Akureyri and checked into our hotel, which is just on the walking section of town. We rested for about 15 minutes, then hiked up ...

Lake Myvatn and surroundings, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Lake Myvatn and surroundings

A travel blog entry by lilyc

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... known for its birds, nature, and insects. The only positive thing about the cold is that it keeps the insects away. Iceland sits on top of two techtonic plates moving apart at 2 cm a year. Therefore there is volcanic activity leading to ...

Metropolis of the North, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Metropolis of the North

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... % off fuer die Walbeobachtungstour (see next entry), dass entspricht einer Nacht in der JH. Habe das Schwimmbad von Akureyri besucht, jedes Dorf in Island hat ein Schwimmbad (Freibad), eine Mischung aus europaeischen und asiatischem Schwimmbad. Asiatisch ...

Day 8. Myvatn to Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Day 8. Myvatn to Akureyri

A travel blog entry by dunder

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... really got a sense of the power and size. Don't go too close though if you have a fear of heights! The drive onwards towards Akureyri was very pleasant and got spectacular as you crest the hill and look down towards the town, which sits on the end of the ...

Side-stepping hot springs with Senior Citizens, Akureyri and the Lake Myvatn area, Iceland travel blog

Side-stepping hot springs with Senior Citizens

A travel blog entry by dosqueen

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... than Dettifoss, to be sure, and less intimidating when up close with a tripod. Done with my touristy bit, I drove back to Akureyri arriving at about 4:30. I stopped for a latte at a cafe called Cafe Amour to do a bit of reading. Before heading back ...

Husavik - Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Husavik - Akureyri

A travel blog entry by oandb

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... second largest urban area after the greater Reykjavik area, and fourth largest municipality. Nicknamed the Capital of North Iceland, Akureyri is an important port and fishing centre, with a population of 17,754. The area where Akureyri is ...

Der 2. Wasserfall, Akureyri, Island travel blog

Der 2. Wasserfall

A travel blog entry by landy75

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... Island. Von wo her bekomme ich das beste Foto? Von oben, unten, links oder rechts..... und schon hat man 40 Fotos. In Akureyri haben wir noch das Aviation Museum besucht und obwohl Niemand an der Kasse war haben wir brav bezahlt. Als uns dann ein netter ...

GREAT MATTRESS HEIST II?, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

GREAT MATTRESS HEIST II?

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... island called Grímsey. I decided I´d still try to make it there, even if it meant hitching a ride on a plane. I reached the Akureyri airport, thanks in large part to a 20-year old who works 84 hours a week on a farm. But that´s as ...

Theres nothing like a good penis museum, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Theres nothing like a good penis museum

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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... was no if ands or buts you try... umm ok...  yeah still didn´t like it but hey I tried it!!! after that we drove to akureyri where we met up with a cousin of vigdis´s ex we went out wiht her that night and had a blast!  the cops (very ...

De tocht door het Noorden: deel 2, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

De tocht door het Noorden: deel 2

A travel blog entry by 2_travellers

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De tocht door het Noorden: Deel 2 Maandag 6 juni: Vannacht was de temperatuur -4° C buiten en in de camper was het nog net +1° C. Dat beloofd wat voor morgen dacht ik nog voor ik weer snel mijn warme bed in dook. Toen we opstonden was het nog -1° ...

Up north, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Up north

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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... one end of town, it's within easy walking distance of the city (cuz the city is quite tiny) One very nice thing about Akureyri are the free local buses (even if they only go every hour) and the town is quite quaint...there are a few shops ...

Me and the Frozen Greek, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Me and the Frozen Greek

A travel blog entry by canadianaccent

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Yesterday I flew from Reykjavik in the south to Akureyri, the capital of the north.  Due to the dense cloud cover the only remarkable part of the flight was the plane.   I can't remember the last time I was in a propeller driven ...

Bring on poolside nudity, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Bring on poolside nudity

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

... of the day I, along with a fellow hosteller, went to the public swimming pools, which are supposedly one of the best in Iceland... They were very fancy; there were at least 10 different pools...however we had to undergo a minor obstacle before we could ...

The good and the bad, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

The good and the bad

A travel blog entry by canadianaccent

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... remembered that Reykjavik means "smokey bay" (I think) so after some prodding the girl at the museum desk figured out that Akureyri means (roughly) "grassy bank by the sandy beach".  OK then. Up till now, I'd somehow missed the thermal ...

Iceland Road Trip - Day 3, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Iceland Road Trip - Day 3

A travel blog entry by kathypender

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... very beautiful waterfall close to highway 1. We had to backtrack a little when we reached highway 1 to get here. We drove on to Akureyri and arrived around 9. We went for a drive past the church for a look and also the harbour. We wanted to get something ...

Niiiiceland, Akureyri, Iceland travel blog

Niiiiceland

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca

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... my route was covered by really dense mist and fog, but still saw a lot of incredible scenery (see pics.)  Akureyri, where I stayed that night is considered Iceland´s second city (although it is technically fourth in population) with a population of ...

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