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- Free parking
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... decorations (where we bought a teeny-tiny Icelandic sweater for our holiday tree), several design stores selling kitchen and housewares, and many artist boutiques. We found one shop selling handmade pottery with embedded lava rock. We bought a small candle holder that we think will look great in our house and be a nice reminder of our time in Iceland.
We walked a few blocks to the ...
... and most impressive church of Reykjavik "Hallgrímskirkja". It can be seen from most parts of the city and was completed in 1986 - it's modern and sparse in objects and furnishings.
Not at all opulent or over the top and one of the most beautiful churches, I have ever entered. Many religions could learn a lot from this. I am not a religious person, but feel this is the way a church should really be.
One of the other things I like about this country ...
The "Storm" turned out to be a non-event...other than keeping us from enjoying walking around in town. I'm not sure how people live here. July and August are the "hottest" months with average highs of 55. I could see dealing with that, but the rain! Drizzle, overcast, no sun - that would be tough! During July and August, they have an average of 21 and 23 days of rain per month respectively. Ugghhh! And then there's the wind! It takes a special person to live here.
... head directly to Reykjavik. That means that we had an extra afternoon and evening in Iceland's capital and largest city. I was very disappointed to miss Ísafjördur, home to the "Swamp Soccer European Championships"; evidently the dirty tricks are something to see. Besides, I had finally figured out how to make the accent marks on my iPad. After docking in Reykjavik at about ...
Time for lunch! Off to a local diner we go, the One Stop Restaurant. More of a gas station but they had pretty good food. Tammy and I opted to split a pepperoni and mushroom pizza. I have never seen such a thin crust but it sure was good. Some of our group were sitting at the table behind us and on a lark, pooled their Icelandic coins together for a shot of what had to be the blackest looking shot of some liqueur. I was told it was ...