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... to the use of oil lamps used for heat and light.
Next at Saurdarkrokur we went to see the factory where they do tanning of salmon skin and many other skins of animals and water creatures. The salmon skin is seven times stronger than lamb or cow skin as the fibres go perpendicular in alternating layers but in land animals the fibres all are parallel. They have salmon skin shoes, purses and bow ties (no we did not ...
... next port of call, the skies began to clear. Keith went outside to see if there was any sign of the aurora. Very soon he was back to get me! Yes the aurora was on show. And, wow, what a show all across the sky, moving and changing. We tried to get photos, but not very successfully. Then we went back to our cabin and watched from our ...
We are settling into the routine of the Icelandic guesthouse, which is the only form of accommodation available in most places. One arrives and is met by a cheerful minion of some sort or another, sometimes the owner, and is given a tour, which invariably includes the communal living area, library, hot tub, sometimes kitchen facilities (not in a big place like this, where one is expected to eat the guesthouse's food or eat out, I think) and one's room. Up until now we've been ...
... most roads are gravel and it is hard to do more than 35 mph on them, so distances that appear doable timewise on the map are not. But I saw a lot, and took so many pictures that I am going to break my posts up by day. That, and I like having the map pins showing my route.
Day one, I arrived at Kevlavik International Airport (way outside Reykjavik) very early and was in my ******, underpowered, Chevrolet Spark by 8:00 a.m. I was prohibited from taking it ...
... part of the construction industry i know how to work around equipment and to keep my head up, but some of these other passengers are just walking pylons and is quite scary really, they are snapping pictures of seagulls and almost walking infront of working forklift. The liability is all on you here and we kind of like it.
Well… i have not travelled much by sea, maybe a few ferry's in BC back home. But, the sea can be ...
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