Icelandair Hotel Hamar
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Finally asked the question about where the reindeer were and was told that they are only in the east of the island and we wouldn't see any in the area where we are - so that puts an end to looking for reindeer.
Because it was so warm yesterday I didn't wear my thermal leggings today - MISTAKE. It turned out to be cold and even though it …
I woke up to the sound of rain. I was a bit concerned just how wet we'd get when we met the horses, but appreciated the lazy morning. Xenia made omelets and we enjoyed Francois' bread. As 10:00 AM approached the rain stopped. I tell ya, our timing on this trip was something else. The work of elves, perhaps?
While Fjola went to bring the horses in from the field Francois asked us if we wanted to help feed the baby sheep. As if there was another answer besides a resounding ...
It was raining when we woke up at the Arcanum Guesthouse. We didn't have as much driving ahead of us, and, we were hopeful that our weather luck would continue,so, we took our time getting ready. We enjoyed a leisurely breakfast of bananas and granola bars along with our fresh tea and coffee,brewed in a thoroughly cleaned kettle with only slight traces of the broccoli and mushrooms we had cooked the night before.
The rain had stopped by the time we checked out ...
Nice drive today south through the fjords to Borgarnes. Only hiccup being the gravel roads and the next to no ground clearance of Jani's BMW M3. Still gave me some amusement every time he winced when something hit the bottom of the car. The 30 km/h we travelled at wasn't so amusing though. Nice views and overall a pleasant drive ...
... of the week, here Subway won us over based on the fact we couldn't find anywhere else to eat.
We originally had intended to visit the scenic Snæfellsnes area further north, though following our desperate search for food in Arkanes only to settle for Subway, we decided to head back into Reykjavik to visit some museums & galleries instead.
We first visited the 871 +/-2 Museum "The ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIcelandair Hotel Hamar Borgarnes
Great hotel next to a golf course, and an amazing jacuzzi outside. Service was excellent.
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