Travel Blogs from Laugarvatn, Iceland

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Iceland here we go, South, Iceland travel blog

Iceland here we go

A travel blog entry by tristanellett

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Landed by 10am and collected our car to start exploring. First stop was the incredible blue Lagoon where we stayed for a few hours and covered ourselves in mud and enjoyed the very warm blue waters. We quickly dropped into Reykjavik for an incredible ...

Ice, Ice Baby, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

Ice, Ice Baby

A travel blog entry by dosqueen

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... . Alas, I still had 2 hours or so left to drive and the weather was getting a bit cloudy anyway. By the time I reached Laugarvatn at about 6, my right knee was swearing at me in at least 5 different ancient tongues as if it were possessed by the ...

Ihr werdet es nicht glauben..., Laugarvatn, Island travel blog

Ihr werdet es nicht glauben...

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

... wir also dort durch und auf wundersame Weise schafften wir es, trotz der tausenden Schneestürme, heil bis nach Laugarvatn zu kommen. Die Wettervorhersage meinte, dass heute noch ein paar Nordlichter zu sehen sein sollten und so beschlossen Simi und ...

Day 2: The

Day 2: The "Golden Circle" plus icy SCUBA

A travel blog entry by jthomas2b

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... Kerid crater, we stopped at any extremely poorly marked tomato plantation called Frideheimar. In a country with the dark winters of Iceland, you can tell that greenhouses are very special things. Rumors of pizza proved false, but we were able to scarf ...

Day 1 in Iceland, Skálholt, Iceland travel blog

Day 1 in Iceland

A travel blog entry by palkojul

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Ello all! ^^ I made it safely to Iceland this morning, we arrived at the airport around 7:15-ish. I was rather happy to get up and stretch my legs out after the 5 hour flight and 8 hour wait at Boston's Logan airport. Though I did have more leg room than ...

Slowing Down, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

Slowing Down

A travel blog entry by jmatczak

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I arrived in Laugarvatn yesterday afternoon. It's an adorable little lake town (vatn means water) near Gullfoss and Geysir.  I went to the Fontana geothermal baths, which felt great in the wind.  I couldn't believe how windy it was yesterday. It ...

Golden Circle, Almannagjá Canyon, Gullfoss & Geysers of Haukadalur, Iceland travel blog

Golden Circle

A travel blog entry by hockers19

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Caves and mud, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

Caves and mud

A travel blog entry by cthetravellady

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Today was a damp day! We started off by exploring basalt caves along the black sand beach in Vik, where G was able to take shelter from the rain.  We drove to this really cool lava tube to do some spelunking. Lava tubes form when lava flows through ...

How long is an Icelandic kilometre?, South, Iceland travel blog

How long is an Icelandic kilometre?

A travel blog entry by fearcuairt

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... down. After a three hour delay, we were in yet another car, driving through the wretched rain to Laugarvatn, where we spend our last evening in Iceland soaking in another thermal spa. So is the Icelandic kilometre really longer, or does it just seem ...

Euro Idol, Fludir, Iceland travel blog

Euro Idol

A travel blog entry by lolly

We just had our first local lamb and they gave us a super dessert b/c we're on our honeymoon. There were greenhouse grown strawberries in this yummy dessert. The owner of the guesthouse served us and said most of the produce comes from local greenhouses ...

Last Days In Iceland, Skálholt, Iceland travel blog

Last Days In Iceland

A travel blog entry by palkojul

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... home, though it took several hours to do. Yay for space savers and nifty packing tips! ^^ Sunday was not only the day we left Iceland but also my 21st birthday. Not the best birthday I've ever had as I had to carry my heavy bags and go through airport ...

Iceland, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

Iceland

A travel blog entry by bryce_terri

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... we only saw it once. We finished up in true Iceland style with a dip in the natural hot tub at the hostel in Laugarvatn. Sadly our final chance of at seeing the northern lights didn’t materialise, the wrong weather and time of year unfortunately. ...

Aurora Borealis, pravo doživetje, Laugarvatn - Reykjavik, Iceland travel blog

Aurora Borealis, pravo doživetje

A travel blog entry by jana-petan

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Dan se počasi poslavlja. Dobili smo avtomobile in tako smo nared za lov na Auroro Borealis. Samo na temo še počakamo. Ob pol desetih se odpeljemo. Kar nekaj časa je potrebno, da se rešimo množice mestnih luči ...

Touristy day, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

Touristy day

A travel blog entry by cthetravellady

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Today we saw the top tourists sites in all of Iceland; gulfoss and Gysir. We first went to Gulfoss which is a huge multilayer waterfall! It had a huge amount of water flowing down, it is so big with so much water that it is impossible to see the bottom of ...

A cheval 2, le retour, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

A cheval 2, le retour

A travel blog entry by pa.robert

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Aprčs une grasse matinée plutôt méritée, vue les péripéties des jours précédents, nous cherchons une fois encore ŕ faire du cheval. Mais cette fois-ci nous misons sur le téléphone plutôt que sur le porte-ŕ-porte. Bien que moins longue, la ...

Le jour d'aprčs, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

Le jour d'aprčs

A travel blog entry by pa.robert

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Nous nous étions couchés le soir avec l'espoir que la chaleur accumulée avec tant de peine tiendrait autant que possible jusqu’au lendemain. Malheureusement nos souhaits ne furent pas exaucés. Je me réveille, cerné par le froid, malgré mes ...

Hungrige Weihnachten, Laugarvatn, Island travel blog

Hungrige Weihnachten

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

Mit angespannter Miene sassen wir heute Morgen früh am Küchentisch und starrten die Verkehrskarte von Island an. Die meisten Strassen waren gesperrt! Den zweiten Grund zur Anspannung gaben uns zwei unbeantwortete Anrufe von Hertz, wo wir am ...

On our way to Geysir!, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

On our way to Geysir!

A travel blog entry by fredgmus

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... are staying overnight.  http://www.goldencircleapartments.is/ Dinner: Lindin Bistro Cafe (Lindarbraut 2, Laugarvatn 840, Iceland). Ok (nothing exceptional despite the rave reviews). Expensive compared to other places we visited.  ...

Das Best-of beginnt, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

Das Best-of beginnt

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

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Heute fuhren wir vor der Fahrt nach Laugarvatn nochmals zum Kirkjufell, damit wir auch mal bei Tageslicht ein Foto von diesem Berg machen konnten. Im Anschluss fuhren wir zurück in den Süden und machten dabei noch einen Umweg über den Hraunfossar, ...

Island Tag 2, Skálholt, Iceland travel blog

Island Tag 2

A travel blog entry by madstef55

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Melden uns aus Skálholt bei Reykhold. Iceland hat seinen Namen wirklich nicht verdient- - das Wetter ist super. Nach einer Nacht mit schnarchenden und mundschutztragenden Chinesen sind wir den "golden cyrcle" abgefahren. schluchten, wasserfälle, ...

Waterfalls and Geysirs, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

Waterfalls and Geysirs

A travel blog entry by kiwisinflight

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After a quick visit to London and just one and a half hours sleep we arrived in the isolated country of Iceland. Even flying in, it had a very secluded feel and the airport didn't have anything nearby. We rendezvoused with Mum and Dad which was really ...

Monday through Thursday, Skálholt, Iceland travel blog

Monday through Thursday

A travel blog entry by palkojul

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Ellllloooooooo! I'm in a good mood for whatever reason even though it is after 11 and I should be really tired, as I haven't been feeling my best today like many of the others here in the group. A bunch of us are coming down with colds and stomach virus ...

class and pictures, Skálholt, Iceland travel blog

class and pictures

A travel blog entry by regan_d

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... so i don't make you hungry or what not. Today though we did have our first adventure. We learned about the settling of Iceland some more today and the way the Germanic tribes were described by the Latin philosopher Tacitus. After lunch though we went to ...

Going Berserk in Iceland, South, Iceland travel blog

Going Berserk in Iceland

A travel blog entry by another-sky

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... juicy stuff just yet) - but usually they set sail to trade or find new lands in which to settle. And so, they discovered Iceland. It was uninhabited in the 9th century, so at least nobody can ever accuse them of being colonial overlords or destroyers of ...

Der Reiseführer lügt!, Laugarvatn, Iceland travel blog

Der Reiseführer lügt!

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

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Heute sind wir schon richtig früh auf den Beinen gewesen, was man vom Hotelbesitzer leider nicht sagen konnte. Als wir uns nach langem hin und her dann doch entschlossen haben, die Schlüssel einfach vor sein verschlossenes Büro zu legen, sind wir in ...

The Beginning and the Wonders, Skálholt, Iceland travel blog

The Beginning and the Wonders

A travel blog entry by regan_d

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... message in English for us.     By the way to those who don't know Skálholt is the Religious center of Iceland which is I         guess mostly Lutheran, though it's quite Catholic. After church we had lunch: ...

A Week of Information and Adventure, Skálholt, Iceland travel blog

A Week of Information and Adventure

A travel blog entry by regan_d

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... if you want a lot more information about my trip and my experiences I have more information at: http://www.meredith.edu/traveljournals/iceland/regan-dalsing.htm I'm sorry but I can't stand to do the same information twice if i don't have to and this ...

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