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Baejarhraun 4, Hafnarfjordur, 220, Iceland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hafnarfjordur

The Hidden People

A travel blog entry by rdkflaherty on Jul 25, 2014

3 comments, 3 photos

We took a city bus out to the town of Hafnarjodur (try saying that even once).  It has a population of 27,000 making it the second largest city in Iceland.   Christine and Caleb went on a tour with Elisabet who told the group about the 'elves'.  Christine was not impressed that Elisabet was not playing it up for the kids enough and could not muster up answers to any questions i.e.: What do they eat? Response: ...


A travel blog entry by 4tumbleweeds on Jun 22, 2014

3 comments, 12 photos

... an eerie shade of opaque greyish blue, and watching the clouds of rain and steam obscuring the bathers around us. Suitably warmed, we got dressed again and caught the shuttle to the airport, where the exit passport control didn’t bat an eye at all the stamps in our passports and waved us through.

Six hours later, and ten months after taking off from San Francisco, we touched down at JFK. I’d be happy to keep going, but it’s good to be ...

Reykjavik - arrival

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall on Jun 13, 2014

4 comments, 2 photos

... booze is very expensive in this country. We are met by Benedict who takes us from Keflavik airport the 45km to Reykjavik - the airport used to be a US base that's why it is so far away. He provides us a great overview of his country of which he is very proud - geothermal heat everywhere, no standing army and yes, they grow bananas! Hotel Fron is on the main drag in Reykjavik - it's pretty basic ...

Big bus tour - uptown loop

A travel blog entry by biancadon2014 on Jun 12, 2014

11 photos

... we tried some waffle batter chicken tenders and popcorn shrimp. Full but not overly impressed we left Harlem back on the blue route. This host was hilarious. Although we didn't catch his name he had our attention, he let everyone know exactly what he thought of local government, 'art' and Jersey drivers. At this point we decided we would head back to the apartment so we stayed on the bus till the last stop and walked back through time square. And when we got back Bee cooked up a ...


A travel blog entry by grant_julie on May 13, 2014

1 comment, 64 photos

... smuggled inside her camera bag.


Lost in translation: we discovered these fabulous little pots of creamed cheese (rjˇmaostur) in Iceland. They are the perfect size for a couple of ryvita biscuits with some tomato for lunch on the road. They come in a variety of delicious flavours, prawn, bacon, garlic..... and here is where one can become unstuck...

Procuring supplies for a quick picnic Jules grabs a half loaf of bread, ...