Pingvellir National Park Campground
TravelPod Member ReviewsPingvellir National Park Campground Thingvellir
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 …
... 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 ...
... previous tenants - hence the porridge for breakfast. We made our donation to the "free' list by leaving a loaf of break and a litre of milk in the frig.
Repacked the suitcases and trundled along to the bus station. Made enquiries at the counter for the bus to the Hilton and was given a bus number. We stood at the bus stop and one came along in just a few minutes. The Hilton was only about 4 bus stops away from where we'd been ...
... while Guy had fermented shark( which hasbeen buried underground for 6 months and which you have with schnapps chaser to kill the taste) and Atlantic Charr ,another local fish. Also on the menu were fried Puffin, Minke Whale steaks and dried commorant with crispy seaweed. Passed on all of those!
Decided to try to find something a bit cheaper for next few nights!
29/5. Having trouble adjusting to all this daylight. Sun didn't go done until 11.30 - up again at 3!
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