The White Swan

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

The 'Dam Boat'

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on Sep 03, 2014

26 photos

... colours, lighting up and highlighting the clouds, outlining them in a soft pink. Then as we watched, the sun slipped down over the horizon leaving a soft orange glow in the sky. That Icelandic sweater was instantly pressed into service to go and stand out on deck and wait for God to light up the sky, which he did, eventually. It started with a slight lightening glow and gradually spread into being two massive arcs over us in the sky, from which rays of pale light changed colour like one ...

Under icy water and inside magma chambers

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley on Aug 22, 2014

14 photos

... I won't regret that decision! I'm flying with a rather random airline - wow air. And they don't do online check in, which is rather odd. The queue to actually check in was very short and within minutes I was checked in and had dropped my bag. I had a couple of hours to waste then! We ended up being on an Atlantic Airlines plane - with Faroe Island writing across the side of it. Some people thought we were going there perhaps instead, but the cabin crew reminded us that ...

Back to Iceland

A travel blog entry by tomdart07 on Aug 15, 2014

6 photos

... search of food and sights. The City center is quite European – narrow roads, crowded buildings, and of a geometry that escapes definition. We parked the car and set off through the inevitable series of gift shops and restaurants. Notably, there are a lot more pubs here than we’ve seen – I guess the long nights lead to that sort of thing.
We found a more obviously local-owned restaurant serving a not-quite traditional Icelandic menu ...

Hiking and Water Slides

A travel blog entry by rdkflaherty on Jul 22, 2014

5 photos

... ready to do it again. I think he did about 8 runs that first evening.

There are hot tubs that range in temperature from 34 degrees Celsius up to 44 degrees. After sliding and playing ball in the water we tried a lot of the different pools - very relaxing. Many locals come most days and use it as a place to catch up with friends etc. I could do this every night too.

Great ...

Icelands Independence Day

A travel blog entry by biancadon2014 on Jun 17, 2014

12 photos

... We were very delighted that our bus driver went out of his way to drop us on the edge of town and cut 15 mins off our walk time since we were already saturated and the rain was not easing up. We were well fed, sore from walking and ready for a beer. Lucky our host Max was in to mood for talking because despite the fact of it being 10pm already the sun was still bright and we has beers to drink before our flight. 3 beers each and a 1AM bedtime. Long ...