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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König Frederik v Dänemark besuchte 1907 Island. Es gab noch keine Straßen, nur Reitpfade, keine Wege für Pferdekutschen. Man baute deshalb rasch eine Straße, bevor der König anreiste. Dies wurde dann bis heute die goldene Route, also die älteste Straße. Unser 1. Stop führte uns an den "Thingvallavatn", …
... out of the country before hitting the capital and it is with these last few days left on this island I have begun to think about my re entry to my homeland.
It will be a re entry of sorts mainly due to how amazing this trip has been but primarily because it is impossible to be unaffected by this remarkable country - humble, self-reliant, lacking in obvious class systems and aggressive wealth structures. Safe, fully honorable and respectful of it's history and ...
... oh-so powerful!
After this we drove further still through the mountains to what would be the most exciting destination of the day - Langjokull Glacier. Langjokull is not only the largest glacier in Iceland, it is the largest glacier in all of Europe. We first drove on a regular road, then a smaller one, and then on to a gravel road that was closed to regular vehicles. As we headed further up to the glacier we were joined by ...
A breakfast of pickled herring, cottage cheese and bacon! So good! Got in the bus by 9am. Went by the Hafdi House which is where Ronald Reagan and Gorbachev agreed and shook hands which was the beginning of ending the Cold War. Lots of history being told by Gulla but honestly wasn't paying attention. Went a the Perlan Museum, a glass dome shaped building with great views of the city below. There are mostly Lutheran churches here. Only ...
Day 2 in Reykjavik. Up at 6 am - washed dressed and up to breakfast and then on to the coach for 8 am. We were like zombies with so little sleep, but the fresh crisp air soon woke us up. We were going swimming!
We travelled through some weird landscape, grey, dull molten rock occasionally covered with moss. No trees and few buildings once we were out of the main city.
The Blue lagoon was exceptionally well organised. Bands were provided ...
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