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Travel Blogs from Akureyri
... see - The Hákarl Museum. For those of you not savvy on Icelandic cuisine, hákarl is small pieces of shark that have been left to dry, ferment and putrefy over a series of months - a necessary procedure as the shark is toxic when fresh, owing to the fact it basically has antifreeze for blood to survive living off the coasts of Iceland. Wikipedia describes it as "similar to very strong cheese slathered in ammonia", which is about the ...
... a 90 minute ride on Icelandic ponies plus a 3-course dinner along with our room for the night.
The guesthouse was located just outside of Akureyri in the countryside. It was absolutely charming with whimsical signposts set in lush hills beside the fjord. In the distance, snow-capped moutains were visible. Better still, the owner had a real flair for "shabby chic" interior design - she was talented in art, jewellery-making and cooking. ...
... from Reykjavik, I chose the more adventurous bus route to Iceland's northern region; crossing the wild highlands. Prior to the highlands region, we stopped at two popular natural attractions; the stokkur geyser basin and the spectacular waterfall Gulfoss. The word geyser originated in Iceland, named for the stokkur geothermal hot water spout. Sitting next to the old geyser were a bunch of old geezers, also venting a little steam. The most impressive geyser rises every ...
... dänn en buckelwal entdeckt und sind dem
nache pilgered. und ets chunnts. de cheib hät luftsprüng gmacht und das nöd nur
eimal. de ahab hät gseit, dass das die best tour gsie seg i dem sommer. ich sägs oi,
ich bin eifach widdr mal mit glück gsägned gsie, au wänn mich s’läbe im letschte jahr
zimmli gschlage hät. dänn die gschicht mit em raiseplace und em verlust vo 250‘000 sfr
händ er ja sicher all mitbecho. ...
... class. We also went to the local power authority, and learned about their production and distribution system. It's amazing that a large power distribution company can function with only 50 employees. All of the powerplants we've seen are so clean and simple. I can't imagine the contrast between those and coal-fired or oil-fired power plants.
Thursday night we went bowling. The bowling alley is in an old greenhouse, which is a really awesome ...
Other places to stay in Akureyri
Hrafnagilstraeti, Akureyri | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Hafnarstraeti 87 - 89, Akureyri | 4 star hotelfrom $164
Geislagata 7, Akureyri | 2 star hotelfrom $110
Hafnarstraeti 67, Akureyri | Hotelfrom $105
Geislagata 10 , Akureyri | Hotelfrom $131