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"Descend, bold traveler, into the crater of the jokull of Snaefell, which the shadow of Scartaris touches before the Kalends of July, and you will attain the centre of the earth. I did it."
- "Journey to the Center of the Earth" by Jules Verne
Today we woke to a downpour. I could hear the wind howling before I got up and saw …
We arrived at the airport right on time and quickly got our bags. We went through customs and then had to go back through security to get out of the airport which was strange - but was quick - nothing like in the US. We had a bit of a hard time finding a money exchange place because the signs are not really in English. It seems that even though …
... turned into a gravel road that led to nowhere but brought us to an interesting lighthouse in Reykjanesviti. The landscape is very strange, it feels as though you are on another planet at times. We also got our first experience with the Icelandic Horses and they love the camera! We stopped on the road, no shoulder to pull over and they came trotting over to have their picture taken.
After driving around the coast it was time to head ...
... met streams and streams of vehicles going in the other direction. Luckily, even at 8pm, it's still light so although everyone drives (compulsorily) with their headlights on, it's not dazzling. Ethel the GPS guided us faithfully and infallibly... all the way... to the entrance of a geothermal power plant!!!! Ha ha ha, that can't be right, can it, silly old Ethel! So we drive further down the road through the most blasted, devastated-looking lava field to Grindavik itself, hoping ...
We wind up having lunch in a fairly popular place...a diner like place called "Olsen Olsen". We expect Iceland food to be a bit different. The have things here like puffin, horse meat, and whale meat. I have a hotdog which is pretty good if not a bit odd. It has bacon, beans, and a hotdog on it. Laurie ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
Gorgeous accommodations and delicious food. What more can I say?
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