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Wow, it's hard to believe today was our last day of sightseeing tomorrow we head back to Reykjavik and then Tuesday we're home bound. Iceland has surpassed my expectations. But let's not get ahead of ourselves I still have today's adventures. We started our morning with yet another foggy hairpin turn back out to the "main" paved road. We did make a …
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Quentin, my non-stop 11 year old boy, took a big digger this morning and fell on a wooden stake, causing a scrape and a large (4 inch) instant bruise. Yes, he needed the healing waters!
The wind is raging tonight and it's raining hard. No Northern Lights showing up for us on this night. We are hunkered down in the house and having a great time playing cards and such--no TV here-which I'm loving! Great day with the family.
... Afterwards you can stroll around the harbor area which provides a good shelter for fishing vessels to anchor, and then explore the picturescue town with its many old wooden houses. A uniquely Icelandic treat awaits you at Bjarnarh÷fn, where they cure Hßkarl - the very spaecial fermented shark.
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... and Deb dines on the finest toasted sandwich and chips. Job done time to call it a night. NORTH & WEST DAY TWO Wake around seven fifteen and operation offload Mussles seems to have been completed so we head down the road pre breakfast for an early dip in the geo thermal pool. The spring is on the beach and they've kind of built up some rocks around it so it's a largish pool and as warm as you like. I'll post some pics when I get a decent connection. It was ...
... or three bands, and rising over the mountains a bit like a giant UFO. As well as photographing the aurora, I took a few photos of the stars, since it was a very dark sky, but the strong wind made it rather difficult.
After that display I retreated for the night, but a few hardier souls kept a vigil going, and were rewarded with another display between around 2am and 3am. Their glee even woke me up, but I decided to turn over and go back to sleep.