Travel Blogs from Reykjavík
Wat een dag, wat een dag. Dat hou je niet voor mogelijk! Goed op tijd vertrokken. Trein naar brussel. Alles verloopt vlot. Wij gelukkig J
Eens in brussel blijkt de trein naar schiphol een vertraging te hebben van 22 minuten (we zouden oorsprokelijk 2u45 voor onze vlucht op schiphol zijn, dus geen probleem). Daarna horen we omroepen dat de …
... quite frazzled - they must have wondered how on earth they were going to explain losing a whole plane load of passengers in an empty airport! - and walked straight on board. Even nicer for Gray and I, who are in 1A &1B again, so we just walk through the door and sit down. No battling down the aisle.
In the end, we even took off 15 minutes early despite the best efforts of the Icelandic Passport Control Officers' Union, and expect to reach Edinburgh before 11pm.
... Icleandic to a waitress nearby. Blank stare.
Me, gesturing with hands: It's a long, root vegetable, looks like celery but it's pink.
Waiter: Ohhh, Rabarbara? It needsh lotsh of shhhugar, yesh? It tastesh sho bitter?
Waiter: You cannot buy thish at the shtore. You will be better to go to housh and (gesturing a door knock) see if they have in the garden.
Me: Oh, sorry! We don't need raw rabarbara. We can't cook it. ...
... place, it is truly amazing in all aspects, culture, people, landscape and architecture. It is just a one of kind place. We drove 3238 km in Gazoo over 12 days around this island and loved every like town, site, lavafield and rock.
we will always remember the following
- Deranged Arctic terns protecting there nests.
- Seljalandsfoss, was probably our favourite waterfall, but with so many amazing ones, it is hard to decide.
- The highway system. going ...
... me to the hostel which is more like a hotel itself! Everything is made from beautiful wood and the bathrooms are ridiculously hi-spec for a hostel. Everyone is asleep in the dormitory so I quietly put my bags down and fall asleep myself.
The next morning I’m up really early to see what Reykjavik and the surrounding area has to offer. As I only have one full day here I decided to book a day tour of all the natural wonders of which Iceland has many. The minibus picks me ...