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... Perlan to an artificial hot water beach which sounded quite appealing on this cold day. I had even taken swimming shorts and towel with me. I expected that the changing facilities and cafe would be closed, as it is September, but hoped that the water would still be hot and the bathing would still be relaxing. Alas when I got there I found that the water was cold, which was to be expected I suppose.
When I get to town amazingly the sun ...
... pool bubbled there looking like a fat man with hiccups, and eventually the water would dome before erupting, throwing boiling hot water 25-35 metres high then coming down to drench everyone amidst the steam cloud we were enshrouded within. Visited Gullfoss waterfalls next, Iceland’s most famous falls that claim to be more powerful and magnificent than Niagra. Not sure about that. But they were awesome. It consists of two steps, the first wide and about ...
... sort of like going to Italy and not eating pasta. So, we boarded the Puffin Express boat trip out to an island where we certainly got our fill of puffins! The fresh ocean air heightened our appetites so it was off to the fish and chip shop. Pixie has not yet developed her taste for fish so she decided on a pylsur instead, at the same stand that Bill Clinton frequented. A great ...
... of sulphur, but fortunately it doesn’t stick to you.
From the volcano we proceeded to Thingvellir – my second trip of the day – and stood on top of the cliff wall that is the North American tectonic plate. This was directly above where I had been snorkeling earlier, so I was able to point out where I’d gone in and come out.
From Thingvellier, we drove to Geysir, which is the geyser that gave geysers ...
... water while some pulled on overalls and went onto the upper, exposed decks. The is another ship full of people off in the distance headed in the same direction. The wind is crazy strong and cold. As it happened we didn't see any whales. Some saw some dolphins, but only a couple of times. We did see sea birds dive bombing fish. It was fun for most but there were a handful of people ...