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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Stykkisholmur Stykkishˇlmur
Repeat stay for us and so glad we stayed here again. Wonderful views on the church and port side. Comfortable and clean. Delicious meals and gracious staff.
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August 14, Friday
Surprise, surprise! During breakfast roll call at 6:30 am everyone was present! Shocker! We had an early morning departure to catch a ferry for a half day trip to Flatey Island. Before we left the hotel there was just enough time for a quick jaunt up to the white church and cemetery on the knoll above the hotel. It was …
... one bigger than the last (47 flights on Fitbit!). We thought we'd just hop out and see it - and it ended up being a 2 hour round trip hike. I don't want to know how much my feet would be hating me now had we not gotten good hiking boots. It was a very windy day and we were also thankful for our windbreakers! Along with fantastic views from the top of the crater, the park was on a farm so we saw lots of cattle, horses and sheep.
From there, ...
... Without this help the farmers could not continue.
At this shop we also bought some dark rye bread cooked in the traditional way - for 12 hours in geo-thermal heat. It was cooked in a used milk carton and was very good.
We had another question answered the next day in another bakery/coffee shop. In the last ...
... begins with the many attractions of the capital, before heading out into nature. The day runs as follows:
• First you will meet your guide and take a tour of some of ReykjavÝk's best attractions
• Then it is time to head out of town and into the incredible Icelandic landscape
• You will stop at a wool outlet store where they have characteristic Icelandic wool products
• Next it is on to the Borgarfj÷rur ...
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