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A long driving day today - about 7 hours through to Snæfellsnes Penninsula and a mixed bag weather wise. We started out from Akureyri at about 9.30am and the streets were almost empty. It seems most people don't get moving until at least 10am here which suits me fine. It was 2.5 degrees and raining in Akureyri but by the time we got into the nearby mountains, the temperature had dropped down to -1 degree and ...
... well it is Debs birthday) and the views are stunning. Back to the hotel around eight, toast and jam for me (being cautious of the stomach) whilst Deb cuts large slices of various cheeses and cold meats to go with the bread. All checked out and on the road by nine thirty. We head for a place called Latrabjarg, I'm conscious that we have enough fuel to travel around 400K, I do have form for cutting it fine in this area so I vow to fill up at the next opportunity. There ...
Day 2 on the road. This is our second day at Guesthouse Kast. The radical light blocking measures seem to have done the trick. We had a typical Continental Breakfast and got on the road to Budhir to see one of the oldest wooden churces in Iceland.
What a lovely setting in a windswept coastal plain with Bjarnesfoss waterfall for a backdrop. An all black church is unusual enough to be really striking here. We took ...
... day. That definitely does not surprise us.
Hotel Hellnar is basically located right on the coast of Central Iceland and is obviously exposed to the ocean winds and boy oh boy was it blowing. We check in and the hotel staff are about as friendly as the outside wind. This is a first on our trip as both in Scotland and Iceland to date, all the staff at hotels have been extraordinarily helpful and friendly.
The first thing that was said to us was "is ...
... we finally got to Hvammsteng, the campground is packed, but a very large place, so we got a spot. It might be some kind of Icelandic Holiday coming up as there are local campers everywhere.
Day 12 - Hvammstang to Hellnar
Well like iceland does. it rains almost every second night. awoke this morning to a rainy day, but, we are heading south, and it is supposed to get better.
So, the drive down was beautiful, but not many stops, so ...