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Reyholt is one of the most famous places in Iceland´s history. Reykholt was home to an Icelandic law speaker and Iceland´s most famous medieval writer. At Reykjholt you will find an historic church and a medieval institution called Snorrastofa named for Snorri Sturluson. ...
... gotta love their bright yellow shopping bags adorned with a pink pig :). Back on the bus and home again, home again jiggity jig to my hotel for some much needed restorative sleep this evening. Love the twilight gloaming here in Reykjavik - it is bright most of the day and evening in the summer months so even at 11 PM, it is still quite light outside. So much to explore and do in this lovely city and tours to the outlying regions yet to come this week! For now though.... ...
During our last few hours in the countryside we drove through thick fog then into the clear to climb the Grabrok crater - one of a group of 3 craters together beside the road. It was quite a spectacular view from the top & not too bad on the knees getting down again - thank goodness. Toured the Settlement Museum to learn a little about the Vikings who were the first people here & Egil's saga ...
... to walk around the town and check out the scene. We went to the marina and checked out the Maritime Museum that went through the history of fishing in Iceland. Then we continued to get lost in the little town of Reykjavik. We had a wonderful time seeing the city, buildings and experiencing Iceland.
Day 4- We decided to take a Whale watching tour, but instead of taking a big boat that holds a 100+ people we went for a little ...
... up with Matt and Natalie (fellow music loving Snorris) to go to a concert! I missed the first couple of bands that performed, but I saw the last four. They were all so good and interesting! Half of them sang in Icelandic and some of them sang in English. There were a couple of alternative bands, a Phillipino-Icelandic, Female Rapper, and a super hipster punk alternative band. They were all great and it was a blast, even if I did get soaked yet again, it was totally worth it.