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What a day, fantastic sunshine all day. When we were having breakfast our guide came along and said that the temperature was supposed to be 18 degrees today. Went back to the room and changed into a short-sleeved T-shirt. Lots of others went into their shorts - mind some hardy souls had been wearing shorts since day one, I never saw any goosebumps …
... and Euroasian tectonic plates meet. It was very awesome. Climbing down over lava chunks, there was a bubbling pool at the base and the lava tunnel extended for ages. Once we headed off on the road to Akureyri, the weather deteriorated even more and the rain set in. Again, the scenery was stunning with low mountains rolling along the landscape and covered in orange foliage with some having snow on the top. We stopped briefly ...
... to one of the northern-most points in the nation, just shy of the Arctic Circle (the only way to hit the Circle in Iceland is to take a ferry to the island of Grimsey).
So, with breakfast and lunch in hand, we set out and quickly left the “metro” area of Akureyri for the horse-raising country of the peninsula. Before this trip began, I had thought that the Icelandic pony was a kind of free-ranging semi-wild ...
... until the 'old bloke' proved not to be a burden) the group 'bonded' and they relaxed. The young fellow did not stop talking (en francais, c'est la va sans dire), but seemed to have a great sense of humour as his companion laughed almost continuously (during the first day, that is). I put a metaphorical toe in the water with a few teases, and his repartee was well up to the mark despite some vocab challenges. The exchanges made for an extra level of enjoyment. I think ...
Despite the late night it's a full day of activities starting with Zumba at 11.00 followed by choir where I decide to sing alto. Quick lunch then off to guitar concert, no time for tea before nipping along to the cinema for Argo, excellent. We have tea in the Conservatory then with the need for fresh air we walk a mile around the deck. Back to ...