Travel Blogs from Hafnarfjordur
... of things. Anyhow, Caleb now has a secret map of where the elves spend their time though he can only share the map with friends and family. The most eye opening thing I learned from Caleb was that on June 29th each year if you want to see an elf you must roll around naked in wet grass...darn we were just a few too late to participate. (Editors note: Multiple shots of the Icelandic drink Brennivin will ...
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We headed off a second time, stopping en route for some groceries (after pleading with the man guarding the door to let us in 5 minutes past closing time). It was a challenge finding things due to the unique layout (large cold rooms housed milk products and meat) and the fact that everything was labelled only in Icelandic.
Silvio had pre-booked an apartment outside Mosfellsbaer, about 30 minutes from Pingvallavegur, which we will ...
Left vancouver in the sunny afternoon. I felt almost over-ready for this day. Have never had such a long lead-in to a holiday. If it's not in my small carry-on suitcase, it's not coming! Tried to get up as early as possible as am losing 8 hrs of the day....but not daylight. Direct flight to Reykjavik...no layovers ! Staying at the 3 sisters apt for the week, handy ...
... here in a town of 150,000 is fairly basic. After checking in and walking around downtown, our initial impression of Icelanders is they are quiet, efficient and comfortable - not overly warm but very helpful when asked. Numerous shops featuring Icelandic wool products, silver and lava rock jewellery and sports gear line both sides of the street. Of course there are also coffee shops and restaurants ...
... Mexican stir fry. Delicious and cheap. A quick costume check and we were on our way back to catch the night bus which took us on a tour back to Brooklyn to look at the city light of an evening although it was still dusk and there was a lot of low cloud around still it was lovely. Our host of the evening Elizabeth had been in the lobby of the 2nd tower when the first plane had struck the world trade centre, and she is a huge fan of Brooklyn and had a lot of facts to share about ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking