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... of the term 'geyser' after which all of the others in the world were named. We watched the Strokkur geyser shoot up in the air every 5-10 minutes - so cool to see!. There is a small hole that is constantly bubbling and brewing and then it looks like a pot of water that is boiling over and KABOOM, it shoots up 50-100 feet in the air with an accompanying sulphuric smell and lots of spray. It's fun to watch and wait in anticipation for it to go off ...
... car stopping every vehicle and several cars were pulled in
to the side of the road. We thought there had been an accident but as we drew
nearer we realised that everyone was being breathalysed. Luckily Nick had only had a cup of tea that
morning, his usual Sunday morning skin full had been disrupted as there was no
local offy! (Success) We’re guessing that the 2
cars and motorbike that were pulled over had not been so fortunate.
... would recite one third of the countries laws to the masses in attendance. Judgments were passed and followed more because of public opinion than because the verdict could be enforced. In theory these laws worked but in reality powerful men could ignore their sentences sometimes the courts tried to resolve the issue with the highest punishment being banished from Iceland for three years. Also at the park was ...
... the other night and I got a pizza. It was huge!!! I expected it to be a meal for one because it s the same price as the other mains but it could've easily fed two people. We took the leftovers and had it for brekkie the next morning. After dinner we had to drive back to our guesthouse in Selfoss which shouldn't have taken us too long but we kept getting lost and driving in the wrong direction! It would take us ages to realise so we kept having to ...
... for the night which was known for its black sand beach, we got quite excited about this but after arrival it seemed to look vaguely familiar to Petone beach – none the less a gorgeous spot.
Our final full day on the road was action packed. We were getting back into mainstream tourism but it was still quiet even so. First up was a walk up the volcano (Eyjafjallajökull) that ...