Pingvellir National Park Campground
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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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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 …
... 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 ...
... map of Boston! Flight was 5 hours Long in total but I had the time difference working with me so I arrived in at 7.30 local time. Customs are definitely a lot stricter stateside! Big time! But I am now the proud owner of a stamped passport! Got the silver link to the city and walked to the hostel and am now unashamedly feeling really pleased with myself! Off to a cracking start! I even know where my nearest Starbucks is... ...
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