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The last thing I did today was stop along the highway in a lava flow covered in thick Iceland Moss. Iceland moss is used for cough drops in Europe and is actually a lichen! FYI. It was so thick and comfortable, I could have sat for hours.
The hotel I'm staying at is definitely a step up from a hostel (and double the price). So far so good.... I may be their only guest tonight.
... photo). We had tea and cake here, 'marzipan' cake, which turned out to be several layers of cake and different flavoured creams covered in a thick layer of marzipan! The rest of the day was spent visiting black sand beaches, huge cliffs with caves and arches and looking out at three tall offshore pillars known as the Troll Rocks, supposedly petrified trolls caught getting up to mischief (though not as petrified as I would have been if I had ...
... covered with bright, clean, white linens and down comforter. Also, toilets that really flush. Here we ended our day with an excellent prepared meal of lobster soup with an entree of beautiful prepared charr, a fish with pink flesh that to us tasted of trout. Again, picture bright white table cloths, oversized white dishes that emphasizes the color of the food and made it the center of attraction on the table. The staff provided us ...
... may as well visit now if it is open instead of show up on Easter Monday only to find it closed.
Johanna, our tour guide introduced us to the facility - in which only two operational technicians worked that day to keep things running. The plant was the largest geothermal power plant in Iceland, producing 60% of Reykjavik's electricity requirements. Steam is accumulated from the ground, where it is later separated into water and gas. ...
... and ominous. There were some stretches of unpaved road, but it was nothing my trusty Yaris couldn't handle! On a side note, I had my doubts about that car in the beginning, but once I got a feel for the little guy it had everything I needed, and great fuel efficiency to boot.
On and on I drove, cutting in and out of the mountainous Iceland coast, passing by farms and huge craggy peaks. Occasionally I would ...