Travel Blogs from Hafnarfjordur
... very well with her and tells her that she has almost surpassed Tasmania with her range of cuisine. At the end of the evening, Noel asks for and is granted a photograph with this lovely lady. This place proves that you can be really surprised at what can be found in a place where you would least expect it. We have had a terrific day, one that we will not forget. If this is indicative of what Iceland is going to serve up, then we cannot wait until ...
TIL: Iceland is approximately the same size as Virginia which has 8 million people while Iceland only has 320,000.
We arrived in Icleand! SUPER tired and Hungry but excited to be in the great land of Ice. The morning started out with a little embarrassment. Kayleigh tried paying for a coffee that cost 800 ISK with 8 10 piece ISK coins. We quickly learned how the money worked after that. We picked up ...
“Swipe it again please”, said the guy at the counter of the bar. “I just checked and there is enough on both accounts.” The girl with the lightblue eyes followed the instructions with a smile (and a hint of annoyance) and she swiped the card for the 5th time in a row. As she did the guy continued with his story. “There's a lot on the accounts actually. A LOT.” Just one sentence. A teeny tiny, but completely unnecessary, sentence. There ...
... when pronounced in Icelandic is "Sex" - the young lady took the opportunity to repeat that fact as much as possible. She informed the bus that was "her favorite thing"!
The tour guide took us next to the Parliament fields - an area of Iceland known during settlement to host the earliest form of government. This is a dramatic landscape formed as a result of sitting along the border between the North American and European tectonic ...
... lamb, so we didn't harm a baby lamb.
On top of the food, we had a wonderful tour of the Golden Circle. I definitely recommend bringing snow and hiking clothing. Because of the snow, there was also ice, and without sturdy hiking shoes we would have been slipping a lot.
The areas we saw in the Golden Circle included: The geysers, hot springs, the continental divide, and one of the most breathtaking waterfalls I've ever seen.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking