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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... at the counter and I look up to see the stereotypical Viking waiting to take my order. I am not joking, you take every movie you have ever seen about Vikings, mash it together and get a composite of what a Viking looks like and this guy is it. If you look closely in the picture, you’ll see what I mean. I start looking around and realize, this place is full of these Vikings! I had to crack up a bit at that but that is exactly how I felt.
Well, that’s ...
... bit of trivia!
Right after lunch we walked around a bit and saw this cute little girl with a bucket feeding the horses. Someone said she was the cook’s daughter. She had picked grass and filled a small bucket which she then brought to the horses to eat. I think she was afraid to hand feed them so she would let the horses take turns pulling a little bit of grass out of her bucket at a time. She was having a great time doing this.
... the other side or a back flipping you will go. One embankment we had to go across, my horse decided he would take a steeper route. Knowing this was trouble for me, I fought him to get him to turn back before we went down the embankment. This took a minute or two and I got left back a ways from the group. I chose a better crossing and made it to the other side. This of course afforded me the opportunity for a canter to catch up. That was fun so I decided that ...
... Elaine, Dar, Tatiana, Lee, Tim, and Tammy.
Pic 5 - Round Them Up
This is a short video of the horses being brought in at the start of the day for us to ride.
Pic 6 - Rounding the Horse Up
Pic 7 - Rounding the Horse Up
Pic 8 - Rounding the Horse Up
That's Karolina at the back of the horses.
Pic 9 - Our First ride at Skalakot
Pic 10 - Our First ride at Skalakot
Pic 11 - Our First ride ...
Our first day in Iceland was an exhaustingly beautiful one. An eight hour time difference is kicking our tails but we made it through the day and are all settled in to plan our next day tonight. Our day began early in Reykjavik at 6:20 in the morning after a seven hour plane ride. Our rental car company, Blue Rentals was a little walk from the airport and we decided we would just walk through the lava rocks to get there instead of along the road that skirted ...