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 …
Sometimes it is impossible to prepare for Icelandic weather. We were walking on a stunning black sand beach near Vik in southern Iceland, when we had to endure the pleasure of a rather sudden and intense blast of katabolic outflow from the glaciers which whipped up that same sand - head on and unrelenting - for about five minutes. Talk about involuntary facial exfoliation! Iceland can be cold and ...
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=> where Hot water geysers erupt before you, giving you warmth
... for all Icelanders.
Maybe the most fascinating part of Thingvellir is that the continental drift between the two tectonic plates, North America and Europe can be clearly observed. The two continents continue to separate by centimeters every year, mostly below the Atlantic Ocean but right through the middle of Iceland. Scientists predict that someday this separation will resull in Iceland splitting into two ...
... but it was not there either. Meanwhile the train had already left. Slowly Anna realised that she must have brought it onto the train with her but had set it down somewhere. If she had not panicked, she would have seen it. We went to the information counter, but there was nothing the lady could do except advise us to go to the railway ticketing office ...
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