Pingvellir National Park Campground
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Sveglia di buon mattino colazione alle 7.00 e partenza verso la piana dell'assemblea. C'è un unico punto in cui la dorsale medio-atlantica si può osservare non sommersa dall'acqua, qui in Islanda. È il punto in cui le due placche di Europe e America si separano e si allontanano di 1 cm all'anno! Proseguiamo verso Geyser Poi pranzo! …
Landed by 10am and collected our car to start exploring. First stop was the incredible blue Lagoon where we stayed for a few hours and covered ourselves in mud and enjoyed the very warm blue waters. We quickly dropped into Reykjavik for an incredible lunch, we ate SOO much! We then headed up to Pingvellir national park which was lovely. A waterfall …
Today we drove the "Golden Circle", which is about 300 km and goes to Pingvellier (which is Iceland's most famous historic site, where ther Alpingi or general assembly first met in AD930) Then on to the great Strokkur Geysir, a hot spring that shoots boiling water up into the air about 80 feet in the air every 7 minutes. There are many small ones …
Today was our road trip day. We left at 10am and didn't get home until after 7pm as we had lots to see. First we drove about 40 minutes north east of Reykjavik to Pingvellir National Park, which is the sight of ancient Icelandic Parliament, as well as the huge rift between the separating continents of North America and Europe. Next we drove to …
... mustard, special Icelandic sauce, raw onions and fried onions. The fried onions were my favorite part! :)
The park was beautiful, even in the rain. Sandi decided to take a hike to the rift, I opted for a nap in the car. It was cold and rainy and my hip was hurting!
This park is important because it is the site of the original Parliament meetings.
Finally, it's ...
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Sight of ancient Icelandic Parliament, as well as the huge rift between the separating continents of North America and Europe.
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