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Today was a bit of a change of pace compared to the first few days of the trip. We decided to sleep in and relax before heading running into Akureyri to get groceries and visit the year-round Christmas store.
Most of the morning was spent relaxing in the geothermal hot tub looking out at the fjord hoping to see a whale jump. We didn't see any jump, but we did a few swimming. Relaxing around the cottage made the day disappear rather quickly and it was late afternoon before ...
... second. Perhaps it was that third time he burned himself that it sunk in that this was hot, but nope he decided to call over one of his friends to which he directed him to put his hands on the stones. A test of strength or just a moment of stupidity? Who knows but the one thing for sure is that there are signs everywhere indicating that the mud and steam can reach temperatures in excess of 100 degrees celsius. Common sense would seem to say "DO NOT TOUCH!"
A short ...
... I got off the ship to look about in a little souvenir shop right at the port. Mom stayed on board. I was on the hunt for a postcard and a refrigerator magnet. Found both and hurried back on board. COLD. Hot chocolate warmed me right up. We found Iceland to be the most expensive country that we visited. Really expensive. Kept buying to ...
... the backpackers hostel bar, and then to Strikid for dinner, where we both ordered the steak we had missed two days ago, and had a good conversation about independent films we need to catch up on. Really like the feel of this place, it has a lot of murals and a few lovely shops. The next morning we went back to'fold anna' when it was open and bought more ...
... What perserverance.
Our stay at the guesthouse that night turned out to be very social. It was on a horse farm. Like many of the guest-houses, guests use the owners rooms. During the 4 months of summer the owners move to other smaller areas in or by the main house and let out their bedrooms. Usually breakfast is provided but this night we received ...