Hotel Edda - Akureyri
Travel Blogs from Akureyri
... from cuts, although they are replaced annually to meet Tourism Authority requirements. New, the price is $10,000; but the owner can sell them privately after 12 months for around $5,000.
All up we travelled around 400km, and enjoyed around 22 hours of guided activities over two days. These included scaling the caldera of the Askja volcano, a five-hour hike that took us to a little over 1400m AMSL from an 850m baseline, and a two-hour walk up ...
Our first stop was Gothafoss (Waterfall of the Gods), another impressive sight along the way to the whaling port of Husavik.
After a hearty lunch of the traditional Icelandic lamb and vegetable soup with homemade bread, we were ready for our whale watching cruise. The weather did not look promising but the ship's crew seemed undaunted, so we gobbled ...
... and overall it tasted just like Michigan hot dog.
Once our lunch was done we hit the stores. We got to choose from souvenir shops or outerwear clothing stores and at every one they had the traditional Icelandic sweaters. It was great to see other people and the weather was warm, 68 degrees, so we had a great day. We didn't make too many purchases because the prices are crazy expensive, for ...
... on a hill above town. We climbed the steps and saw the church and art museum next door, followed by souvenir hunting, hot chocolate and pastries, which are Jacob's three favorite tourist activities. He said the core of the city reminded him of Hamburg, and I had to agree there was a bit of a resemblance in the large public plaza. We walked all over, seeing lots of Toyotas, Subarus, and Kias, which seem to be the three ...
... me to something called quark, and skyr seems to be a similar concept. It tastes like a thick, creamy Greek yogurt, only this stuff has only 0.2 grams of fat and 88 calories. It is also a protein bomb, with between 16 to 17 grams of protein. It's a miracle food, and I think vegetarians at home would be all over this stuff. I don't know how something that tastes so awesome can be so good for you. My favourite flavour is "blaber" (or blueberry) and I also like vanilla. ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking