ION Luxury Adventure Hotel
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... 50km away from a glacier. The result - super cold and super clear water. Visibility of 30m it seems, easy. And heaps of algae. The first 15 minutes was awesome, so clear like it was air, not water, and everyone was floating. Then the cold set in. Ice cold, thinking my fingers had frostbite and gangrene already, cold. But it was worth it. Best hot chocolate ...
... at the nature center that was the main entry point to Thingvellir and then continued to destinations further afield.
Thingvellir has two major distinctions. The first is its place as a national park covering a large swath of territory divided by a fault line, a line that is only one stretch of a longer fault line that divides the country and continues up and down the North Atlantic. The second distinction is its place as the site of ...
... ago. They are short, stocky and have very thick necks. Seems they are well suited to the climate. The sheep have a similar story - brought by the Viking settlers, pretty much the same. The next day we drove back to Reykjavik. We stopped at a quirky guesthouse/restaurant at Fussiton, for coffee. They are strong on troll mythology here, and there was a troll garden with interesting figures. Legend has ...
... The thing about campervanning is that hygiene becomes so important. Hot showers, clean clothes, brushing your teeth - all things that you need water or warmth for and usually a campsite. We've been guilty of being dirty hippies on more than one ocassion. There is nothing better than a hot shower after being in the cold, dirt and mud all day. Still, we'd love a nice warm room and bed to sleep ...
... him at the bottom. Near the end, our guide asked if anyone wanted to go in the water - and Phil said yes! So the guide walked over and pushed him over the raft. Then Phil got him back by pushing our guide over the raft:) Everyone had fun and made it back safely and without hypothermia! And I successfully made the the whole time without falling in!
Finally we had a lamb BBQ at the rafting camp. It was so ...