Travel Blogs from Reykjavík, Iceland

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Beyond the Wall, Trolls and Christmas Beer, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Beyond the Wall, Trolls and Christmas Beer

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... did some skinny dipping in GoT. This lead to us going to a steam vent smelling of sulphur and surrounded by bubbling mud. Iceland began generating electricity with geothermal heat in the 1930s when they realised that imported oil, gas or coal were all too ...

The Golden Circle, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

The Golden Circle

A travel blog entry by keshiak

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... , I would do it solo (or with friends) rent a car and drive around and do it (maybe have one of your friends read you a history book on Iceland to give you the same 'I'm on a tour' feeling). But now that Iceland is a wrap - I'm on to Norway and am ...

The Blue Lagoon ...... nothing else matters., Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

The Blue Lagoon ...... nothing else matters.

A travel blog entry by keshiak

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... warmed to a comfortable temperature?" but then on the other hand, I now know that Heaven does exist and it is located in Iceland, about 30 minutes away from Reykjavik and a 7 hour flight from Vancouver Island - I'm alright with that. I've also ...

July 5, 2012, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

July 5, 2012

A travel blog entry by 3bybike

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Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Iceland

A travel blog entry by grant_julie

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... we decided to publish a short blog, and put the details in the photo comments.</i> ~~~~~~~~~~ <b><u>Iceland... Interesting factoids</u></b> There are 66 golf courses... Often the greens are in amongst lava fields, running ...

Citytrip Reykjavik, Reykjavík, Island travel blog

Citytrip Reykjavik

A travel blog entry by landy75

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Heute gings in die Hauptstadt, nach dem Besuch des Volcano House schlenderten wir durch die Strassen Reykjavik wo es viele kleine Geschäfte gibt. Nach einem obligaten Kaffe (im Bakkari) und einem super feinem Sandwich und natürlich einem ...

Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Iceland

A travel blog entry by bat1chief.cj

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Reykjavik, Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavik, Iceland

A travel blog entry by ceeuropetrip

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... transportation we could think of (excluding a ship ride) we have also made it to the beautiful, colorful, charming town of Reykjavik, Iceland. Also infavor of our luck we arrived on the "National Day" of Iceland whitch celebrates the day of June 17, 1944 ...

Just another layover, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Just another layover

A travel blog entry by ncorkhill

Cleanest airport I have ever seen. Unfortunately it was dark outside right up until we boarded the plane so I saw little of Iceland. What I did see from the pictures inside the airport however looked amazing so I wouldn't mind returning here one day. They ...

New York stories part 2, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

New York stories part 2

A travel blog entry by amy.cosgrove

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... I can come back again in the future for a bit longer! I'm getting very used to airports and planes. The flight to Iceland was pretty uneventful. Gotta say having a sleeping pill makes any turbulence seem a lot more fun than usual. Iceland itself has ...

Vliegen met kinderen, Reykjavík, IJsland travel blog

Vliegen met kinderen

A travel blog entry by rick_maartje

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Op zich waren we voorbereid op het ergste, en dat is maar goed ook want zo,n vlucht gaat je niet in de koude kleren zitten. Gaby wilde absoluut niet slapen. De vlucht Ams> IJsland was dramatisch, en de vlucht IJsland naar Denver wellicht nog erger. ...

Reykjavík, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavík

A travel blog entry by tomodea

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Today the sun shone; another lovely, cold day and we explored again. This time Tom used his new app to work out which bus from which stop would take us to the museums we wanted to visit down near the old Harbour.  We found the stop and the bus but ...

New Hotel and Hellisheiði Power Plant, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

New Hotel and Hellisheiði Power Plant

A travel blog entry by herbguhl

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Today we had to switch hotels, because for some reason the Hilton had overbooked. We knew about this before we left home and had been assured they would make it up to us by not charging for the one night at the new hotel and would provide complimentary ...

Oh look, volcanoes and glaciers!, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Oh look, volcanoes and glaciers!

A travel blog entry by leena_loxa

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... coke for which we pay 2200 ISK. Converted that equates to roughly $18.25 Australian. Yes, we did say alcohol is very expensive in Iceland. After an interesting night talking to heaps of people, we head home. On the way we stop at the 24 hour 10 /11 ...

Reykjavik, Day 1, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavik, Day 1

A travel blog entry by michmich5783

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We got in at 6:00am Icelandic time, 2:00am Eastern time. It was a short flight, under 5 hours so sleeping wasn't the easiest in route, but we did ok. We found a few breakfast items to eat at the airport, then Procar (the car rental company) picked us up ...

Thursday, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Thursday

A travel blog entry by jarredstewart76

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... $8 for a key chain, $32 for a standard tourist t-shirt, or 1000KR and 4000KR respectively. Having been warned of the food in Iceland I played it safe with a hamburger stand that sits in front of my hostel. It's like a Jack in the Box/convenience store. ...

La dernière route, Reykjavík, Islande travel blog

La dernière route

A travel blog entry by pardoj

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Ouvrir les yeux sur un paysage magnifique, la mer d'un côté, les montagnes de l'autre, et se rendre compte de ce qui nous entourait hier, dans la nuit noir. Étrange sensation et belle surprise. Petit déjeuner avec le soleil à ...

Wrinkly Fingers in Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Wrinkly Fingers in Iceland

A travel blog entry by rantbywoodies

... sandwiches and salads for our time there so we saved about a million dollars not having to eat at the pricy restaraunt...I thought Iceland's economy was fucked and everthing would be dirt cheap...not so. The whole time we just swam in the lagoon with ...

Getting There Is Half The Battle, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Getting There Is Half The Battle

A travel blog entry by bascarmel

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... a couple of entries. No need to give you all of the gory details about our attempts to get from Albuquerque to Iceland. Simply put it involved canceled flights, delayed flights, circling flights, missed international flight, and now, 4 days later, still ...

Reykjavik - USA Independence Day & Golden Circle, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavik - USA Independence Day & Golden Circle

A travel blog entry by eanselm

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... This was one of the most popular excursions so there were multiple buses. Our tour guide Elsa was interesting and knowledgable on Iceland history and culture. The bus seats were pretty comfortable but they were narrow so were packed in. It was an ...

Reykjavik Day 2 - the Blue Lagoon, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavik Day 2 - the Blue Lagoon

A travel blog entry by eanselm

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... (in the 40 degree wind). We opted for the pub but hear there were a number of people bundled in blankets on deck. Since we were in Iceland time, the game started at 11 pm. The bar was pretty full and the crowd had a great time. The drinks flowed pretty ...

We're here!, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

We're here!

A travel blog entry by winik

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... to eat. In our hotel there is a rooftop lounge and bar. It happened to be happy hour so beer and wine were cheaper.(nothing in Iceland is cheaper so if you are eating out be prepared to pay) Cheap beer was 9.00 and Wine is 8.00. We decided to stretch ...

Mums go to ..., Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Mums go to ...

A travel blog entry by roxie.carpenter

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First full day in Iceland and what better way to kick it off with a bit of Whale watching! Im up super early considering I'm on holiday and wrap up warm, its cold on land let alone 40 minutes out to sea. I board the boat early and get what I think is the ...

Petite ballade dans la ville, Reykjavík, Islande travel blog

Petite ballade dans la ville

A travel blog entry by hoppsuisse

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Et voilà, bien arrivés! Une fois installés "chez Monique", une petite ballade dans la ville s'impose... Le temps n'y met pas trop du sien mais ça fait du bien de prendre l'air! Voilà place aux quelques ...

Another damp day!, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Another damp day!

A travel blog entry by cthetravellady

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... was no risk of sunburn thanks to the rain! After wandering the city on foot and consuming a couple of world famous pylsurs  from the hot dog cart (the most popular 'restaurant' in Iceland!) We've now settled in to the B47 hostel for the ...

Reykjavik - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavik - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

A travel blog entry by another-sky

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... houses and buildings - often painted in bright colours - most certainly to contrast sharply with the gloom of the dark (and wet) Iceland winter. Icelandic cuisine ! Kjötsúpa - meat stew, and Silungaterta (smoked trout pie)... wow! You can ...

Reykjavik, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavik

A travel blog entry by ijulie

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... discovered in Norway and excavated completely intact. The replica was successfully sailed to America and then put on permanent display in Iceland. In addition there was an old Viking village, the roofs covered with sods of earth and grass and the ...

Reykjavik - Dag 1, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

Reykjavik - Dag 1

A travel blog entry by bipuresan

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... naar dieprode en gele herfstkleuren! Hiervoor moeten de nachten kouder worden en overdag genoeg zon schijnen. Dit keer vliegen we met Iceland Air en zij hadden een mooie aanbieding, een gratis stopover in IJsland. Dus wij plakken er 4 dagen in Reykjavik ...

Gódan daginn, Reykjavik!!, Reykjavík, Islande travel blog

Gódan daginn, Reykjavik!!

A travel blog entry by nathdeslauriers

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Enfin! Le vol a été quelque peu retardé et nous sommes arrivées à Keflavik tard tard... Pour faire changement de la grisaille britannique, on nage en pleine grisaille islandaise. Les prévisions sont peu encourageantes, mais ...

A different city, Reykjavík, Iceland travel blog

A different city

A travel blog entry by sjf51794

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Back in Reykjavik; no snow, no ice and no wind! It seems to be a different place now we can stand up and see it. We went to the very interesting 1948 Hallgrimskirkja, from which there was a good view of the area. Later a tour of the very modern Harpa ...

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