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Travel Blogs from Stykkishˇlmur
Hello Everyone! We left Reykjavik and have moved on to the little fishing village of Stykkisholmur. Yes, that's the correct spelling. We arrived after dark and found a little hotel by the ocean. Tomorrow mornng we are going to check out the small village then head out for another venture on the ring road. Aimee
Hi All, Here are a few pictures for ya!!!
We had breakfast at the hotel - I still can't get used to European breakfast; bread, meat, cheese, jam, etc. - and then headed out to Arnastapi for the glacier tour. The directions we were given to get to the snowmobile site were strange and we ended up driving up a steep, rocky dirt road to get there. In our small car we thought we must be going …
What a strange night. Awake every hour to go out onto the balcony and stare into the skies for the Northern Lights. No luck. Am I looking in the wrong direction? Am I missing them between alarms? Will I ever see them? Are they such a gift as to only be seen rarely by the deserving? I had strange dreams when I was asleep and maybe some while I was …
... down to see the killer whales which were still out hunting, as well as a White-tailed Eagle sitting on a rock. I got some slightly better photos of the whales this time round.
We headed on to the town of Stykkishˇlmur, for another photo stop. The harbour is quite photogenic, with a small headland and lighthouse to take in the views (and an icy flight of steps to negotiate).
Back on the road again, ...