Park Inn by Radisson Island Reykjavik
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What a whirlwind year 2009 has been for me. Many highs and some lows but here I am again and ready to start 2010 on a positive note. I was presented with an opportunity to travel to Iceland (http://www.visiticeland.com) so off I go.
You might ask yourself "Iceland in January?" and the only response I can think of is "How "COOL" is that" …
... a stunning aqua blue lake, in the middle of mossy rocks so i was truly impressed. Our final day today we walked around Reykjavic and went shopping which was great. It was the first day the sun was out and it was so beautiful overlooking the harbour, but the wind was still icy cold. We also tasted cured shark, an Icelandic delicacy which is shark meat that has been rotting for 3 months that has been pickled. It smelt terribly and tasted even worse spew ...
... boarding through Gate 27!! Big panic, as we were nowhere near Gate 27 so it was all a bit of a scramble and we thought we were miles and miles away as we passed Gate 1, then Gate 2... At last we spotted a sign saying "Gates 25-37" and rounded a corner... into a long immobile line of people standing waiting at an unmanned Passport control post! Oh $&@():&&@!! I had entirely forgotten about passports!!! And there was now 10 minutes to go before the gates ...
... you and wait to see what is up.
We saw several examples of Icelanders being very relaxed about tourist-related details (bus times, pick up times, last-minute cancellations and bookings, etc). If you want to relax (and you're an adventurous eater), this might be a great place to go.
Iceland is full of thermal pools. Like, every town has one. And the people love them! Warning: naked showers are required before entering these pools.
... we could see small mountains in the background, surrounding by rolling fog...it was beautiful. There were about 20 people in the group, getting ready to set off, and we moved into a horrendously muddy corral to be assigned a horse. We were asked for our experience level and I might have accidentally given the impression I'm better than I actually am, when I told the girl that I'd done some trekking in America and Canada! As always, Laura was the person with the most ...
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