Travel Blogs from Reykjavík
... back to the room. Kaye discovered that she didn't have her wallet and rushed back to the Information offices where she'd last used it. It was there and all intact - very lucky.
We are now sitting on the bed and have just polished off our 2nd bottle of whisky on this trip. We bought one duty free coming into Iceland (just a small one) and so will have to drink beer tomorrow night - plan on eating around happy hour.
... dips, live bands and everything you could think of to keep everyone entertained. There had also been official speeches and national anthems played and such like, but we managed to avoid most of that.
Found the hotel we have to check into tomorrow and think we will be able to catch a bus there. We are only about 50 mtrs from the bus depot and so won't have to trundle our suitcases very far. Just hope it isn't raining. Once we get to the hotel we can leave ...
... kind of pretty in a sort of optimistic post-desolation kind of way.
The sun really just dips barely below the horizon for a couple of hours of dusk/dawn twilight. Our drive said this is really not a problem for them...the hard part is the inverse in December, when the sun only creeps above the horizon fully for a few hours.
... mountains, craters, rock walls.
I got to bring home a stuffy polar bear. I thought it was too small. Mom didn't.
We made spaghetti for dinner.
We saw a greenhouse where they grow tomatoes all year. They keep it warm with hot water from the ground.
"It looks a lot like Christmas....this week!" is Jack's new song today :-)
Tomorrow we are going on a ferry to an island.
Good bye! Period.
... very white. When we checked in to get out tickets they had a small bowl of sea-sickness pills available on the counter. Yep, let's take a couple of those shall we?! I felt pretty good for the trip, Elke, not so much. Our afternoon was spent exploring more and taking more photos. We took a look at the city hall, an interesting building on the edge of what looks like a man-made ...