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> 7 things to do in Iceland
starlagurl
post Nov 19 2008, 05:25 PM
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Here are seven things to do if you are going to Iceland...

http://www.nomadicmatt.com/travel-blogs/se...-do-in-iceland/

I just want to jump right into this one:

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post Dec 17 2008, 05:44 PM
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Reykjavik is on my list - purely for that picture! I have it engrained in my brain and have done for years!!!! One day.....!!


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post Dec 18 2008, 08:58 AM
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*sigh* 2011?


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post Dec 28 2008, 07:45 PM
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QUOTE(starlagurl @ Dec 18 2008, 02:58 PM) *

*sigh* 2011?


*sigh back* yeah....!!


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post Dec 28 2008, 08:04 PM
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You'll also have to eat rotted shark. sick.png Icelanders are so proud of this putrid delicacy, to turn it down would be an insult. So when you go, prepare your nose, mouth, stomach, & intestines for the worst decaying organic matter you never believed existed. sick.png


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post Jan 6 2009, 11:42 AM
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QUOTE(kathryn77 @ Dec 28 2008, 07:45 PM) *

QUOTE(starlagurl @ Dec 18 2008, 02:58 PM) *

*sigh* 2011?


*sigh back* yeah....!!


OK, we'll go in 2011! Haha... and I'm not eating rotten shark...well...maybe not.


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post Feb 13 2009, 10:50 AM
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QUOTE(nobitalk @ Jan 21 2009, 06:36 AM) *

Oh !!! It 's look very hot sweat.gif


Its a very nice place. The shark is awsome!
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post Feb 13 2009, 10:59 AM
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QUOTE(ceosimplus @ Feb 13 2009, 11:50 AM) *

Its a very nice place. The shark is awsome!


I'll believe it when I see it... sick.png


Iceland is also on my list! I've always wanted to go on a volcano tour...

But it'll probably be well past 2011 before I get there...*sigh*


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post Feb 13 2009, 11:02 AM
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Yep, its on my list too, me and John plan to drive round it in a few years time. frantics.gif


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post Apr 19 2009, 08:54 AM
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We just got back from a week-long trip in and around Reykjavik. Awesome does not even begin to describe the experience of traveling to Iceland! The Gulfoss waterfalls, Geysir, and Thingvellir Park are must sees (part of the necessary touristy locations, but they are worth it) and the Blue Lagoon is like nothing I have ever been to before. We stayed at the Hotel/Spa at the Blue Lagoon, which I highly, highly recommend. They have a private lagoon at the spa that you can use well past the normal hours of the main lagoon, and which we actually had more fun at. The rooms are wonderful, and the service is great! Make sure when going to Reykjavik to go to the Sandholt Bakery and try the quiche, the pastries, and the macaroons....oh, the Macaroons! The chocolatier across the street also has some excellent selections from local artisans that is different in comparison to any I've had. While maybe not as fall-on-the-floor excellent as real true to form Swiss chocolate, it is a unique and cool sweet treat nonetheless. I would check out Tivoli Cafe for lunch, Devito's Pizza for late night "we've been drinking and need to eat" food, the SeaBaron on the harbour for the best lobster soup in the world, and Laekjarbrekka for your more expensive meal. Try Icelandic lobster. Try it a lot...you probably have not tasted lobster like this outside of Iceland, and it is awesome.


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post Apr 19 2009, 08:58 AM
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Polydemic, noticed you were from Seattle...have you seen where Icelandair is beginning direct flights from Seattle to Reykjavik? Very reasonable rate too!


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