The White Swan

Address: Vatnsstiguur 11, Reykjavík, 101, Iceland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Reykjavík

Reykjavik, Iceland

A travel blog entry by vagabonddrift on Sep 25, 2014

14 photos

... karl), cured minke whale (grafid hrefnukjöt), smoked lamb (hangikjöt), dark rye bread (rúgbraud), herrings (síld), gravlax, and a shot of Brennivín (Icelandic schnapps). It was all delicious except the shark, which tasted like ammonia. It stores urine in it's tissues which makes it poisonous to eat when fresh. It was honestly the most disgusting thing I (Lydia) have ever eaten. It was perhaps with ...

Volcanic Cruise Day 11

A travel blog entry by scottcr on Sep 16, 2014


... giant and the adopted home of many Irish workers. Although the Scots do not always get along with their Irish cousins, the two groups represent the best surviving elements of the ancient culture of the Celts, which once flourished in most parts of Europe. Today the only surviving Celtic languages are Highland Scottish, Irish Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, and Breton in northwestern France. Another Celtic language, ...

The 'Dam Boat'

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on Sep 03, 2014

26 photos

... on the trip so far and her wrist is still painful so she decided to visit the doctor on board and get his opinion... or at the very least, a bandage. She reappeared having had an x-ray and sporting a very snazzy wrist support. The x-rays will be emailed to Texas and she will get the results later. Meanwhile, we decided that we ought to explore the city whilst we are here and there were wool shops galore to visit and much more besides. Parking was easy after we established how the ...

Day 15 - Puffins!!

A travel blog entry by hopkins4 on Aug 25, 2014

6 photos

Today we went down to the Reykjavik harbour and booked a Puffin tour. In traditional Icelandic fashion the tour was was on a rather small fishing boat. A bit of a one man show, our driver was also the tour guide. Thus, it was a bit disconcerting when he would stop driving the boat altogether to come and talk to us about the best way to spot a puffin!!

But spot them we did... Tons ...

Day 1 - Seriously?

A travel blog entry by dianathor on Jul 21, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

... baggage counter, chipped my keyboard and popped out the function button.

Picked up our rental car - all good! Myles was so excited that he could say Thorsteinson, and didn't have to spell it! Nice little Suzuki SUV will be perfect for touring around.

Headed into Reykjavik and drove around a bit downtown. Decided were we tired and hungry, so found a little restaurant and had a weird breakfast - toasted ham and cheese sandwich with ...