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... us stranded in a pretty remote area of the island? Yikes! When we travelled around Hellnar, we would see only a handful of cars... A DAY! Not many people travelling in those parts. When I emailed the owner about the concerns regarding the belt issue, his response was, "Best to just carry on." Too funny! Not then, but now. Unfortunately, it was a bit stressful, especially for Joe doing the driving. But you know, we made it and ...
... very cold wind from tearing through our two layers. We found some for about $100 - - a deal in a town like this!
Icelanders are some amazing people. They are nearly all descended from the vikings who came from Denmark in the 900's. These were farmers who were tired of paying high taxes to the Danish king, so they left looking for land to start anew. They came to Iceland and settled all around the ...
... centre and
went into one of the newest buildings in Reykjavik. This building is extremely
modern and from outside appears to be made up simply of glass panels.
Inside this building is extremely open and one can see out from what
appear to be one mighty large window. Unlike most buildings which have floors
simply built one on top of the other this building has floors of all shapes and
sizes built all over the place. Long ...
... through the hills and snow, our first stop was at the Frioheinar Greenhouse Cultivation Centre which grows most of the tomatoes and cucumbers for Iceland using geothermal heated water from under the ground. It was such a pretty place with crisp, white snow and beautiful trees all around. Inside it was fascinating to see row after row of tomatoes growing on the vine and smell that pungent tomato smell. They are ...
... fast-food chains and an internet café to brasserie dining. Entertainment and cultural tastes are catered for thanks to Kringlan's modern, multi-screen cinema and the City Theatre, which is only a short covered walk from the cinema. Also located in Kringlan are banks, offering foreign currency exchange, doctor's offices, and pharmacies. At our service desk, which is located on first ...