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... to go with it, so we took some small cubes of bread and small chunk of greenland shark. but, the bread was quite flavourful, so i wanted to try without it. The shark actually has a texture like cheese and is not fishy at all. almost like over cooked halibut.
After a wonderful time at the museum, we headed into serious viking heritage territory and a wonderful mountain area again.
We stopped at a few sites and found an amazing beach to ...
... Adelaide and visit us, maybe in January during the school holidays.
Linda cooked a stunning fish soup that I must get the recipe for, and Bogi barbecued hamburgers for the kids, so all were happy. This was followed by Linda’s famous pecan pie, which was quite delicious! Finally, after a great night, everyone left at about 11 and we headed off to bed, conscious that we had to rise at 6 next morning to be at the airport by 7 for our 9.05 flight to ...
... see any Americans traveling. Our guesthouse was situated just off the ocean, however the scenery surrounding our guesthouse made the ocean a mere afterthought. We made our way to the glacier off roading in our KIA picanto, which barely had enough room for our backpacks. This made for an incredibly adventurous first ...
... and took off for our next stop.
Our next stops were at two craters on the western end of the peninsula. First was Hˇlahˇr Crater, which we could actually drive into (in a bus, no less). The rim of the crater goes around about three quarters and is worn down to the ground on the other end, allowing a gravel road to enter the crater. We stopped for just a few minutes to take some pictures and enjoy the view. We had a wonderful view of SnŠfellsj÷kull glacier ...
... and take a couple of photos. On the way to Borganes we saw what seemed to be a horse with twins! Very cute. And also people doing a riding tour.
We stopped to look at Kirkjufell "the church mountain". It derives it's name for its special shape which in many respects resembles that of a church. It is one of the better known mountains in Iceland because it is especially beautiful and impressive. The formation of Kirkjufell is special in many respects. ...
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