The White Swan

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


A travel blog entry by jollyskiem on Sep 28, 2014

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... we looped back around to Borganes (where we had enjoyed lunch yesterday) and had lunch there gain today but at a different restaurant - it was a gallery restaurant today and the inside was covered in artwork of runes and celebrated the rich Norse culture in this area. There is also a beach near Borganes that we were told about where fisherman use old techniques to store shark meat under the sand where they rot and almost pickle. Then, about 4 months after they are buried, ...


A travel blog entry by jilliancarr on Sep 03, 2014

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... dried out for the Northern Lights but before we could go out to search for them we visited a Museum to hear how they are formed. The Museum guide then advised on camera settings to get the best possible pictures. We set outs at 180 ISO 3.5 F with 20 seconds timing. So how did they green flashes come out. Surprisingly well as after two hours searching at 1.30 am we saw some ...

Water, water everywhere ...

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on Sep 01, 2014

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... time the drizzle was more determined and the mist had come down, making the whole being outside thing way less appealing. However, at Gullfoss there is a huge waterfall some distance from the road, so with heads down we walked through the cold and wet to look. On a better day you can see rainbows in the spray. But not today. Jette warmed up with a hot chocolate, and I celebrated with a free pee. Next on our Iceland tour was the volcano Hekla. This is the most active volcano ...

Under icy water and inside magma chambers

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley on Aug 22, 2014

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... wind. The final stop of the evening was the geyser sites. These geysers are said to be over 1,000 years old. All around in random patches, bubbling pools of clear water. The water is hot, so sulphur-smelling steam fills the air. The ground is steaming. There were several pools like this, then one larger one (called Strokkur) which spouts around every 5 minutes up to 20m high. I watched it burst a couple of times. It doesn't give much notice and catches you a bit off ...

One Final Fling!

A travel blog entry by abalzer on Jul 21, 2014

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... 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 ...