House of the Spirits

Gardastraeti 8, Reykjavík, IS-101, Iceland | Hotel
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Iceland

A travel blog entry by varney on Jul 12, 2014

74 photos

... that's not why you dive there. The water is crystal clear - no sediment at all. If it hadn't been for the group of divers before us kicking up slime from the rocks then there would have been nothing at all in the water except for us. The feeling of hanging there between the plates, sometimes so near that you can reach out and touch both sides, is pretty cool. Dropping down to 20m and gazing down into the depths was also pretty stunning. They ...

Possibly more epic than NZ...but only possibly!

A travel blog entry by tom_and_emma on Jul 08, 2014

3 comments, 131 photos

... layers like a set of stairs. In the afternoon we drove through the Thingvellir National Park and so some more examples of where the American and European tectonic plates are crashing together. We did have rain for the whole day so it was hard to feel motivated about climbing up any of the hill walks! Bread rolls for dinner in our hotel room.

Day Ten: Atlantic Cod and a Spectacular Seafood Meal: Hella - Reykjavik

The drive back to Reykjavik was only around ...

Day of Rest

A travel blog entry by traveleasy on Jun 26, 2014

9 photos

... into town. We went a couple of stops past Hlemmur - our locsl bus station. It seemed to be heading out into the country and so we got off and walked up the hill overlooking the town. Did some idling in all of the tourist shops, which were just opening. From enquiries we learned that the tour times for the concert hall were at 11am and so we hurried a bit and just got onto the 11am group. there were two Austrian ...

Off-Roading, Glacier Hiking, and More

A travel blog entry by herbguhl on Jun 02, 2014

2 comments, 12 photos

... at about 8:45 and had a great lobster dinner. Icelandic lobsters are much smaller than we're accustomed to, apparently because of the cold water. They're about the size of large prawns and served tails only, family style, so I think I had about twenty of them. An exceptional dinner!

It was 11:30 by the time we got back to the hotel and it was still light out. The sun sets only very briefly here this time of year, so it never gets totally dark. It was an exciting ...

Fyrramálið fyrramálið

A travel blog entry by bartopreis on Apr 12, 2014

... top priorities. They'll see that the next day and then forget about it or reply 2 days after the suggested date (that they suggested!).

My luck changed however when during one of my cherished 'Happy Hours' in the bars, I noticed two guys playing scrabble. It looked like a cozy scene and I asked them if I could take a picture. When one of the guys explained that I was in luck because his opponent was the national scrabble ...

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