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... and whirring of Tom and Molly’s cameras. The scenery is much more
inspiring than the weather. Our first
stop was at the visitors’ centre where we once again admired the lovely
knitwear and Nick tried to encourage me to buy a pattern book and get knitting.
The cheapest jumper we have found so far is 26,000 IKR that is approx. £130.00
hence the encouragement to knit and not buy! Molly nagged for some soup as she
... sizes and heights. Other people are adding stones to the piles. The custom has been practiced since 894 AD. It is said to confer good fortune on those performing the rock stacking. The Icelandic Transport folks even facilitate the practice by periodically delivering more stones. We started a new pile of stones to ensure good fortune in our journeying
Reference: http://www.rock-on-rock-on.com/iceland. html
28/5. Arrived safely in Iceland. Small glitch- our apartment is is Reykjavik - International Airport is in Keflavik - 50 kms away. No problem - buy return transfer on Reykjavik bus - that's what everyone on our plane is doing. 1 1/2 hours later arrive at our apartment. Lovely lady waiting for us - only an hour later than we told her. Everyone in Iceland very welcoming and very helpful. Learnt why later. Our apartment is very small but adequate and close to the city centre - now it ...
... legs and are sturdy and strong animals. Icelanders love to ride and these horses are an excellent way of navigating across the rugged terrain. Horseback riding is a popular pastime.
Food in restaurants is expensive by Canadian standards as so much is imported to this island nation. We didn't get to experience any other restaurant for dinner other than the one in our hotel, but even the cafeterias we stopped at on our excursions ...
... connections per capita in the world. In one of the office meetings where they explained about the laidback attitude in Iceland it became however clear what seemed to be the problem. Due to the unpredictable weather they've grown accostumed to making plans at the very last minute. If you ask them what they'll do tomorrow morning they'll reply saying: we'll see tomorrow morning. Replying to someone then on the e-mail is also not one ...