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... the cities are all on the coast. There had been talk of Ian taking our tour, but instead the job fell to his boss, Gummi. It was still dark when we boarded the mini-bus just after 7.30am. We were running late due to the traffic taking forever with snow on the road, so it's handy knowing someone on the inside. Gummi didn't say anything until we were out of the city, then he introduced himself and listed some of the sights we'd be seeing ... which sounded very familiar. Waterfalls, ...
... border between the North American and European tectonic plates.
The history of Žingvellir is closely linked with the history of Iceland. It is where the parliament of Iceland was first founded around the year 930 and where it continued to meet until 1798. The history began in the Age of Settlements (c. 870-930) when large numbers of settlers arrived in Iceland, mainly from Norway, Ireland and the Scottish islands, and claimed land in most ...
... stop at a volcanic crater lake. By this stage, there was the most ferocious arctic wind blowing. It was so strong it felt like you were going to be lifted off your feet and it was really a matter of putting your head down and forcing your way through to see the lake. There were no barriers near the edge and the ground was fine volcanic rocks and, combined with the wind tunnel effect, we decided against climbing around the rim. Instead, we headed back ...
... person in our photos. Just us at Gulfoss, one of the most magnificent natural wonders of the world.
As we headed back towards Reykjavik, we passed by bus after bus after bus heading out in the opposite direction. We were quite smug knowing we'd had the place to ourselves all morning! It took us about an hour to get back to Reykjavik where we checked into our plush hotel, The Reykjavik Residence Hotel for one last night ...
... stopped off for a final look at the glacial lagoon and had a walk along the beach where the ice meets the sea. The black volcanic sand was warm and wonderfully soft beneath our bare feet. It was sureal to watch the huge icebergs charging down the river then gently bobbing in the waves as they met the sand bar. It was hard to drag ourselves away from this amazing display but after some food and drink we started the long drive.
As the day progressed the ...