Travel Blogs from Reykjavík
Travel day from Greenland back to Iceland. The flight is after lunch so there is time for a morning jaunt down to town to get a geocache in the harbor area. Success. The return flight had the same air of informality as the outbound one. Security check existed but no TSA quart bags and no shoes off. Despite that, I set off the magnetometer and which set off one of the most serious pat downs I have had. Finally cleared, ...
... the other coffee shop patrons. I think she could tell that I was impressed with how many people she knew. Her response, "It's Iceland!"
After the coffee chat I caught the Flybus from a local hotel to the airport. 2500 ISK, free wifi, and an easy 45 minute drive. The Reykjavik airport claims to be duty and tax free and claims to have prices cheaper than in the city. This is a lie. Buy your gifts in town.
My flight was delayed about an hour ...
... 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 ...
... months still hasn't quite sunk in as I sit in Reykjavik airport I still feel like I'll be back home tonight. But now it is just a case of going with the plans; turning up for flights and just going for it! Had a fabulous window seat all the way to Iceland which meant I got to leave the uk laughing at how much it looks like Lego when you're high up enough (especially cars). Coming into Iceland was absolutely gorgeous. I ...
... br> We drove through the old town centre, including parts we hadn't seen while exploring independently, visited the Hallgrimskirkja Cathedral (where we’d spent time on Sunday), went to the Pearl, a building built by a power company with views of the town, restaurants and a gift shop including a Christmas gift shop and were let off in the town to continue exploring.
After another hot dog for lunch, this time ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center