Travel Blogs from Reykjavík
If you told me I would one day visit Iceland a few years ago I would have called you crazy. Even hearing the name makes me cold, and I hate the cold! Never say never I guess 'cause here I am, in Iceland. I visited my parents in Boston about a year ago. I was on the subway and there was an ad for a free stopover in Iceland en route to Europe. I …
... I miss your arguiing in which one person holds on to A and the other to B, but C is never ever considered. I miss your overly concern with appearance, because damn you look so good. I miss wearing my suit and feeling like one of the crowd instead of being
overdressed. I miss drinking my coffee at the bar in one sip. I miss going into a restaurant with lunch and finding it fully booked. I miss the possibility to order a pizza ...
... ingvellir area forms part of the volcanic fissure zone running right through Iceland. These tectonic plates are separating from one another at this location. This rift explains why Iceland is so seismically & geothermally active.
After our long bus tour - we took a taxi into town to the Seafood Grill. Not cheap, but extremely good food. Arctic char, lamb, deep fried lobster, and great wine was on our menu that night. Delicious!
... Yarbir's strengths, so i doubt he's offended. I've been on many horses over the years, but I now realize how unique the Icelandic breed and their exclusive "cull" gait is. Although the trot felt similar to other horses, the cull was an entirely new experience. At a pace above the trot, the horse will alternate all four hooves off and on the ground at the same time. The result is smooth and completely stable ...
... sleety snow. Grindavik itself seemed deserted (not surprising given the weather) so I took a couple of pictures of the harbour and then headed out of town, still going west towards Reykjanes . The lava fields became even more extensive and I was put in mind of the fact that this must be what it’s like for those astronauts who drove buggies across the surface of the Moon. The landscape was utterly alien. Eventually I pulled off down a track ...
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