Travel Blogs from Höfn
... barber had costed me more than I had hoped for. I have to admit that the barber had done a very good job and included in the price was a boost of self-confidence of being ridicously goodlooking, but still the 35 euro had bothered me. I remembered reading a newsarticle about a case in Denmark where it was considered illegal for the barber to differentiate between men and women in prices for cutting hair. My vote in that case had been for the barber, because it had ...
... Icelandic, though we were clearly hopeless. I'm sure we will be fluent by the end of our week here.
Walking through strong winds and snow we found our grocery store on the same street. There were some very high prices for produce & other items - though this was expected from speaking with others who have traveled to Iceland before.
After collecting our expensive groceries, we went to sleep at the hotel for our early morning tour the next ...
... night before that, as it sits directly between the sea and the huge volcano Katla (Iceland’s biggest) which is buried under the Myrdalsjokull glacier, there will eventually come a time when Katla erupts again, and when it does, the heat from the eruption will melt the glacier and cause cataclysmic floods which will wipe Vik from the face of the earth. There are evacuation plans in place to get everyone out of the village in an hour or so, but the settlement itself ...
... we were up and out to drive the Golden Circle. I think the weather was quite nice in Reykjavik, but the further inland and higher we got the worse the weather got. I have never feared for my life so much! Okay - i know i'm a bit of a scardy cat, but bloody hell,we were driving on inch thick ice in a snow storm and you could hardly see a meter in front of the car! We saw more than a dozen cars which had slid off ...
Too long a story to tell, but as a place already put in energy in my blood, it doesn't matter whether i record it or not.
Great trip consists of great travel body, in this case my 2 meter's high Slovak neighbor Jergus, two German girls Zama and Mimi, and of course our awesome hoster Chris.
And this is almost the whole story.
naj, not yet :D
Reykjavik welcomed us so well that we saw the northern lights the very first day, of ...
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