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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Our last full day of the tour. After breakfast we headed off for a day on the Reykjanes Peninsula.
First stop was the Blue Lagoon, probably one of the most famous tourist attractions, and something of a side effect, using water from the geothermal power station nearby. The water is actually blue, from the mineral content, and is kept at …
Flew with easyJet from Bristol, departing at 07:30. The flight was fine; I booked a window seat near the front, which got me speedy check-in and boarding. It was quite cloudy over the UK, so no interesting views.
Arrived at Keflavik Airport at about 11am. Immigration and baggage claim were pretty slick, there were a couple of other easyJet …
... in Reykjavik was (against forecast) very clear, temperature by 9.00pm at around -4c, and I strolled around the bay area for about 90 minutes or so hoping for a glimpse of the aurora. But it was a vain hope, as solar activity was very low, so even the bonus of a clear sky added up to nought (the full moon rose while I was out which, added to the city lights, would have muted the effect anyway). So eventually I returned to the hotel and tucked myself up for a good night’s sleep.
... along the way at some waterfalls and just got to the snowmobiling place on time...although there were others running late as the road conditions were again slippery/icy. No worries.
Snowmobiling was fan-bloody-tastic. It was hard work, especially on my arms as you have to control it over hard ice, but well worth it. Matt got it up to about 70kph before realising he's on a glacier, snowmobiling, with ...