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... and Elsie bought some so we could all try it. It was a dark brown, moist, very heavy bread, something like Boston brown bread. It was okay, but would have been better with butter on it or a cup of coffee with it.
On the way back to Akureyri, Audun asked if it would be okay to take the old road back. We all agreed, but when we saw the rough gravel road with its many hairpin curves and shaky-looking one lane bridges, we wondered if it was the right decision. We were rewarded ...
... a better view. The better view required us to drive 26km on a corrugated gravel road to get there and another 26km out the other side to leave.
It was worth every teeth jarring moment. If Iceland is epic, Dettifoss is EPIC x 10. If you've seen the movie Prometheus this is the waterfall at the start of it. Dettifoss was/is amazing. The power of the water is unbelievable. Lots of crazy people too close to the edge, in particular one Chinese guy ...
... field - eruption lasted a very long time - last time 30 yrs ago - started Dec. photo stop. Strange lava formations - departed @ 12:35 To lunch @ Hotel Laxá- new Hotel with Turf roof constructed last Summer. Water freezes over the lake in winter 30-40cm thick - fishing comp - drill hole , horse race, Black fly. Import fuel, building materials. Brown bread or rye bread baked in the ground. Smoke houses for trout & leg of lamb. Lunch stop @ ...
... year. Today we stayed in the same area, but drove to a lake and river which was formed by volcanic activity in the 1700s and modified again in 1984. There were vast fields full of lava rock, lava columns, big waterfalls, and areas which looked like moonscape dotted with steaming fume roles. In between all this lava were once again green pastures of dairy farms. In fact, we had lunch at a dairy where the cows were in their stalls on one end of the ...
The morning of the 1st of June presented itself well. Bright sunshine, no wind and a balmy 9C at 9am, summer had arrived - overnight. Got as high as 11C.That was until we got into the west fjords area then things went downhill, the sun got somewhat bashful and hid behind clouds and the wind picked up so that over some of the higher mountains along our route it dropped the temperature back to around 2C. There was plenty of snow on the ground too.We ...