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... large wide (about 15klms) mass of
black sand or ash and rocks up to the size of a football. This ran from the
mountains to virtually the sea probably 10-15klms. This is the aftermath of the
2010 eruption. Nothing was growing just all black. When I think of an eruption
I just think of molten lava and lots of smoke. Well the 1780 eruption spewed its
lava all over the place no one was killed by the lava but within 2 years 20% of
... to be apart of the anticipation of when it will erupt.
As I am driving I have been doing my own Horse and Church head count but today decided to stop when I was told there are over 80,000 Horses compared to the (approx.) 300,000 human population and in relation to the high number of churches - and there is one every 5 - 10's the reason being is the tried to build churches in enough places ...
Well as always it was a full on day with lots to see and do. Among our first stops was a tomato farm. I know it doesn't sound exciting but it was actually pretty interesting. While Iceland doesn't have a growing season per se, it is able to overcome this using geothermal heating. In large greenhouses the Icelanders are able to grow many different types of vegetables ...
... which made for a great way to finish off the sightseeing for the day. I arrive back at the hostel later that night. It will be my last dinner I will cook in Iceland. I wonder to myself if I will continue to cook as much in Spain as I have in Iceland. I will not have the comforts of a vehicle to go to the store as much. I will just have to wait and see like most other things on this trip. My dinner is somewhat ...
... necklace from a metalsmith place, and Lexi tried to talk to the lady that had cancelled her cooking class, but she wasn't there.
We walked back to the pancake shop that was finally open. They only had crepes and waffles, so I chose a nutella waffle, of course, and a coffee. Sitting and having a really good breakfast made the gloomy day a bit brighter. After breakfast we walked back to KEX to get ready for our tour. ...