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Brilliant Sunrise! Imagine waking with a view to the ocean, or at least breakfast with a view to the sun bursting over the water. Add a lovely dinner menu and clean, comfortable beds for a stop over to be fondly remembered.
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August 13, Thursday
Iceland has the land area of the state of Virginia and the population of Virginia Beach, nearly 300,000 people. The country has the highest literacy rate (100%) of any nation in the world and English is spoken in most places. First settled by Vikings in the 9th century AD, Iceland established its own parliament in 930 …
Borg a Myrnum at Borganes This museum was used to commemorate one of the original settlers of the area and of Iceland. We stopped by to check out the small church and the beautiful sculpture there. Yrtri Tunga Is a small beach on the Snaefulls peninsula we visited to see some seals. Some beautiful scenery along the coast. Arnastampi We spent some time walking along the cliffs which has some breathtaking scenery. Our photos don't do ...
... to the front door and pointed across the road to the bedrooms. “Don’t be put off by the exterior, its much better inside” he said. It had bloody well better be, the exterior was flaking paint and what looked like empty shops, though there was a bakery! We drove over and made our way in, the stairwell is at the end of the long building, what looked like someone’s apartment contents were dumped in the foyer under the stairs, we walked up the stairs, past ...
... say Olivia was disappointed we didn't make it to the Fjords. We did swim in Stykkisholmur and sat outside in the healing waters...in a blustery snowfall. At least it was flakes rather than snow/Iceballs!
Yes, the weather is crazy here. It changes so rapidly from one extreme to another.
On on the way to Stykkisholmur we stopped to climb Helgafell. The tale goes that if you follow three steps you will be granted three wishes. ...
... the rugged coastline. I'll post some pics but they don't do it justice.
The scenery here, the crisp clean air, is stunning. Wish you all could experience it!
Olivia is posting a blog--the same site as when we travelled to DC. You should check it out--she is such an amazing writer. Much more creative than I am. :)