Blue Arctic Hotel Sudurgata
Travel Blogs from Reykjavík
... we wouldn't have running water until 4:30. It honestly seems like everything in Reykjavik is broken. The hotel room made us all crack up. Three single beds. It took us awhile, but we figured out how to turn on the lights. A room key has to be put in this machine for the period of time that you want lights.
The rest of the day was spent wandering around downtown Reykjavik. ...
... Hallgrimskirkja, the tall church on the hill. Just a quick look inside then across the street to Cafe Loki for breakfast. Tony had a bit of a sampler with fish on rye bread, eggs on rye bread and rye bread ice cream. I had a crepe with Skyr (yogurt) inside.
After breakfast we walked around the main streets in Reykjavik, by the main square area, by city hall and Tjornin (lake), along the waterfront to Harpa and the Solfar sculpture then to Bćjarins Beztu Pylsur (hot ...
... the itinerary.
I spent the next few months learning how to say Reykjavik because it's only polite you at least pronounce it properly for the locals. Ray-kya-vick, Ray-kya-vick, Ray-kya-vick. Sorted!
Just a note: For whatever the reason (dodgy app most likely) I'm unable to hyperlink to any sites or other travellers from the iPad so I've included a link to Naomi's blogs here. Head on over and check them out. http://blog.travelpod.com/members/patch es_mcgee
... some of the local shops by our hotel. Took a nap this afternoon and got back into the grocery store later today and stocked up our fridge. Reykjavik seems really easy to get around, our GPS helps out a lot. It's 6:30 pm and we just got a delivery...our breakfast tray for the morning...cheese, breads, crackers, skyr, yogurt, and fresh bakery stuff comes tomorrow morning to our door...pretty ...
... has a fifth gait, called the Tolt, which is a fast walk. The whole experience was awesome and the riding tour was with Islenski Hesturinn. The farm was just outside the city and the hose trails are actually maintained by the city. We went through a volcanic landscape and practiced the tolt a few times, which is extremely smooth. The goal is to carry a glass of champagne and not have it spill while the horse tolts.
On Tuesday morning I woke up ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking