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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, …
... main road and just look for signs of the sites we were going to visit. The scenery was really beautiful! Lots of wide open spaces and really rugged and dramatic landscape. Lots of rocky terrain! Our first stop on the Golden Circle was Pingvellir which is the region in which the European and American tectonic plates meet. The landscape is really pretty and there was some interesting info to read. After taking a few snaps we headed to our next stop which ...
... other whispering each in a different ear.
This irrationality doesn't stop there, it continues in our thinking and it's also how we can fool ourselves. If I ask you if Ghandi was older or younger than 100 years when he died and my following question will be to guess at what age he exactly died your answer would on average be higher than if my first question would be if Ghandi was older or younger than 40 years when he passed away. If I talk to you about cleaning products ...
... our guide said standing, they are about the size of a 3-4 y/o child! Not quite as big as a condor, but a wing span of 9 feet! Holy moly- it was beautiful!
That's when we found out that this guide was taking a trip tomorrow across to the north part of Iceland to see Orcas, eagles and seals. Katie and I were SO disappointed that we are leaving tomorrow and couldn't go. Seriously folks...Orcas AND white-tailed eagles??? I'm still ...
... here, although there's only one regularly active geyser currently, called Strokkur. We had enough time to catch a few eruptions of it, as well as to look around the area, including the colourful pool which is the location of the great Geysir itself.
Leaving Geysir we travelled south for a short while before stopping at another waterfall, Faxi. This isn't as dramatic as Gullfoss but it was much less frozen on our visit, which was a bit of a change!
Moving on ...