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On our first day, we walked from our flat (see how European we sound already?) the mere block or two to reach downtown. After a bit of exploring, we decided to take the advice our taxi driver had given us on the ride in from the airport, and we joined a hotel's breakfast buffet. Little did we know that the $20+ per person charge would actually be one of the better food deals in Iceland. Didn't these ...
... their first names and last names are more for registration purposes and to keep track of whose son or daughter you are to prohibit inbreed. The next day I called him, explained about the project and he asked me to send an e-mail. Once again I didn't receive a reply for a couple of days.
Having send also some applications to organizations (since I'm still applying for jobs from here) this was not the only e-mail I was waiting ...
... coast especially around the perimeter of the island. The interior of the island is uninhabitated and desolate.
For the second day I went for a day tour Golden circle with one of the many travel agencies in Reykjavik. It's a classic day tour taking tourist not far from Reykjavik but allowing them to see very diverse natural beauty of Iceland.When you type into internet search engine Golden Circle Island, you get plenty of offers from travel agencies but also many ...
... saw basalt rocks with lines through them allowing geologists to work out how old they are. As the sun was setting we drove back to Reykjavik. We spent our last evening at the Micro Bar, a bit overrated we thought, and then The Laundromat Cafe which was very quirky. We had a nice meal but it's probably more of a daytime place.
We all enjoyed Iceland despite not seeing the Northern Lights. The Golden Circle tour was excellent value, seeing two waterfalls, ...
... Second - shrimp and salmon with lobster mousse Third - Lamb and Pork with beets, parsnips and potatoes with all kinds of fresh herbs Fourth - Icelandic desert sampler, skyr with cakes and blueberries...DELICIOUS! BUT...a little to far away from regular "fish and chips" for Mom's liking...she ate lots of bread! haha We were glad we walked there so were able to walk it off on the way ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMetropolitan Hotel Reykjavík
cheap enough place to say in a great location, rooms clean, although shower is sulphury as expected, breakfast adequate and they are happy to have it ready early for early trips etc. Staff sorted trip to blu lagoon, airport bus with no complications. Chines place round corner good for sub 10 quid meal. Hot dogs from stand nearby cheap but small - order 2!
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