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We can describe our route to the next stop, Hveragergi, as water, water everywhere. Our guide showed us all possible waterfalls along the route, each one as "impressive" as the other. The first stop is at a town called Vik, which is on the water. But Vik's claim to fame is its woollens and of course there is a huge duty free shop by a gas station, …
... more than a rope round; strange clear pools with a
metallic blue sheen; steaming pools all around.
There was a shop across the road that sold Icelandic jumpers
(checked the wallet but it was no larger than last time I looked) so we left to
eat our picnic.
We took a short drive to the waterfall at Gulfoss. The falls
are very impressive and I think that Icelanders would be a tad disappointed
visiting Golitha Falls; although they would probably ...
... famous hot dog stand. The rain got even heavier and I was soaked through all of my clothes. I was able to navigate in a part of the city that I had never even seen before and go to an approximated guess of where the stand might be as I saw it once before. I passed by Icelanders celebrating and dancing in the rain and having so much fun. My map just about disintegrated, but I realized I didn't really need it. I had an idea of what direction would get me to a place that ...
... English songtitles. I miss stepping into a train on a weekday in the afternoon and find myself crammed in between compartments because there's no seat available. I miss the scent of pee, sweat and wet dog
floating around in the cabins until someone finally decides that the airconditioning is less worth than the smell. I miss going through the 700 channels on tv and not finding one single English spoken program until it's eleven ...
... Today we had a private guide take us to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula - a national park in Western Iceland known for its haunting volcanic peaks, lumpy black lava flows, and black sand beach. The main & most obvious sight is Snaefellsjokull - a massive volcano covered by a snow-white glacier that was made famous by Jules Verne's novel ''Journey to the Center of the Earth''. It took a 2 hour drive to see the glistening glacier cap that was so high ...