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... weather is too cold to make use of it. Akureyri is the main gateway for whale watching in the North and also has boats heading to Greenland. It would be a great place to base yourself for a few days to really explore this area but we don't have time to do much other than visit shops and the few tourist areas in the town. Tomorrow we head off back to the West of the island and, all being well, will end up at the Snæfellsnes ...
... failed to mention is that the OLD tunnels built to support the “Atlantic Klondike” herring fishery in the early part of the 20th century were still in use. If you understand that the traffic was mostly one way and tied to the comings and goings of the fleet, a single lane tunnel probably made a certain amount of sense. Here in the twenty-first century, however, a one lane tunnel is a true anachronism – ...
... of day that puts the "Adventure" in Walking Adventures. We turned back early, and I was never so happy to see the picturesque harbor of Husavik coming back into view.
Although we never did see any whales, I like to think there were a bunch of them hiding under the waves nearby, laughing their asses off at us silly tourists!! Happily we got back in our bus and drove to our hotel at Lake Myvatn.
... beautiful creature.
Godafoss to Akreyri was just a short ride and soon we were in the big city once again. The city's population is approximately 17,000 and it lies about 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle. It sits at the base of the Eyjafjordur fjord and has a backdrop of granite mountains tipped with snow. Akreyri has the traditional church close to the city center and has strong Norwegian and ...
... beautiful waterfall, don't feel my pictures do it justice. I think I was just too cold to take my gloves off to take pictures properly so ended up just pointing and snapping as best I could rather than messing with settings. Any of the better pictures in this blog are Duncans, he dared to have his gloves off! There were barely any other tourists around which was nice as it was just us two and the ...
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