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As mentioned previously, we travelled by Super Jeep. This is a generic title attached to range of makes. In our case, the base vehicle was a Nissan Patrol. An Icelandic firm, Arctic Trucks, modifies the vehicles' suspension so that the drive train is lifted to 1m clearance or more, and balloon tyres are fitted. Once of the macadam, the tyre pressure is reduced to 13psi, resulting in a very soft ride over even the roughest terrain. The side walls do not seem to ...
Next morning we went to Reykjavik's small domestic airport where we got a nice view of The Pearl, a glass dome that sits on top of the city's hot water storage tanks. From there we caught a short flight to Akureyri, Iceland's second largest city (fewer than 20,000 people). From Akureyri we would explore the northern part of Iceland. Morning comes early in Iceland--actually it never really gets dark in the summer ...
... Today while we were visiting two cruise ships were in port. The big attraction for us was the fact that there was an entire street for shopping. Yes I said an entire street for shopping. So we quickly checked into our hotel for the the next two nights and then headed downtown. Our first stop was to the hot dog stand. I am not exactly sure what makes the hot dog so famous in Iceland but it is so we had to ...
... the harbour and town were lovely.
I'm glad we stuck with our trip to Akureyri as it was a beautiful town and although the snow caused us problems the whole town looked beautiful covered in snow.
We're off to Reykjavik tomorrow, just hope the flight isn't as bumpy again!!1
... we saw through glass.
At Siglufjordur we saw the Herring Museum, but will have to go back tomorrow to fully view it.
We proceeded through four tunnels and drove across the top of a few capes facing north and came within 25 km of the Arctic Circle. The longest of the tunnels was 7 km and went under a few mountains cutting two hours off the trip. The sights were almost 'pinch me cause I am ...