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... to the cairns dotting the area. Seems to be popular here.
At Pingvellir National Park the most obvious feature is the deep chasm across the park. Here the land, which sits on the join of the 2 of the earth's tectonic plates, has crashed down as the sea floor ...
... but looking through the mist at the scenery.
Pic 9 -Sod House Museum
Ancient boats abound here!
Pic 10 - Telephone Anyone
Arnold said these were in use back in the sixties when he came to Iceland.
Pic 11- Lineman
Check out the Personal Protection Equipment on this guy! I wouldn't want to be up there!
Pic 12 - Thermal Power
Parts from an old thermal power plant unit.. Iceland has unlimited thermal power available.
... experienced as Siri but she did a great job finding us a better place to cross the river. Although she found us a better spot, we did have one river crossing in between that we had to turn back from because we sent her first and the water got deep fast. Yes, we sent the young girl into the river. I figure she can swim better than us!
So we meander our way through the sands and such till we reach the beach and find that it is much windier than anywhere else. ...
... with Saga Museum and a painting of a Viking ship, easy to miss. (It was raining and we had dashed inside). The museum was great with lots of information about Vikings and their culture as well as Njal’s Saga – its complicated, revenge, lots of killing and a not very nice lady responsible for the deaths of her three husbands. Back on the road it was waterfall time again, this one, Seljalandsfoss passes through Troll Woman's Gorge. Well that's interesting. As we looked ...
... rust showing, and not everything worked properly but he seemed to be ready to go (the rental car was a bit old and creaky as well). We didn't build in much time for hanging around (did I mention how expensive Iceland is?), so we cranked up the Grey Geezer and headed out on the Golden Circle in order to see the Geyser. Apparently, for about 90% of all visitors, a trip to Iceland starts and finishes with the Golden Circle, and it is spectacular (although the rest of ...