Arctic Sun Guesthouse

Ingolfsstraeti 12, Reykjavík, 101, Iceland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Reykjavík

One Final Fling!

A travel blog entry by abalzer on Jul 21, 2014

26 photos

... just finally gave up trying to learn them
OK one last fun thing, as we've traveled we've been taking pictures of road signs so I'm going to give you some sign descriptions and you can match them up with the pictures. Have fun and until my next trip I'm going to call this blog a wrap!

Traffic sign options match letters with numbered signs. Have ...

Unique summer

A travel blog entry by bartopreis on Jul 11, 2014

... but I imagined this relaxtitude is part of dealing with the weather. They were talking about an Icelandic 18-yr old boy who had died in an accident in Spain with a rollercoaster. Talk of the Island of course, because in such a small community everyone had in some way a connection with him. Then they switched to the fire that had been happening last week where a bookstore went up in flames. The smoke was visible from all throughout Reykjavik and I had ...

Do You Believe In Elves?

A travel blog entry by choyt1427 on Jun 17, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

... work, Xenia caught up with her mom, Rebecca caught up on her job search and I caught up on this blog :-). Mike did venture out to find the local Bonus store to pick up some ingredients for dinner. Xenia made a tasty egg drop tomato soup and we had some tortellini on the side. Not the final meal we had imagined but, none of us were inclined to brave the rain.

Everyone was up by 6:00 AM and they were off for the airport by 7:00. It was time for me to ...

The famous Blue Lagoon

A travel blog entry by st.germains2014 on Jun 09, 2014

1 photo

... s main attractions is the The blue lagoon. Its a 50000 sq foot pool of hot spring directly over a magma chamber. They use geothermal heat for everything here and this one spot was a drilling site for the new geothermal plant but they found a silica sediment that turned the water blue and the sediment gummed up the equipment. The water pools, and the silica creates a natural barrier so that water is ...

Blue Lagoon and Reykjavic

A travel blog entry by tippins_rufio on Jun 08, 2014

46 photos

... much on the plane we were nearing the 30 hour mark since we last slept. We decided to have one more local beer in the city centre before returning to the flat.

When we arrived at Nora Magasan, the city seemed to be buzzing with even more life than a few hours earlier. We ordered a Viking Pils and Viking Classic from the friendly bartender, with whom we engaged in a friendly conversation. He informed us that the next day was “some ...