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... us that it was fun as they rode through a river and went up hill and down dale.
In the afternoon I decided to take the family on a trip to the coast. The map gave no clues that the road was a dirt track and the car ended up covered with dust and I'd declined sand damage insurance. Luckily it all washed off in the rain that fell later. ...
... the others no
longer spouts and just bubbles. The big attraction now is Strokkur which erupts
about 20 m into the air every 6-8 minutes. A fantastically weird experience
being showered with a down pour of warm water whilst running away giggling. We stayed
to watch it time and time again we didn’t want to leave. The other features around the site were just
as impressive, even if a little less showy. Pools of boiling water bubbling out
of the ground ...
... 1 with the rest of the roads being numbered based on the region they are in. For instance if you are in the southwest region all the roads start with the number 4. Lots of roads in Iceland are paved but there are also a good number of roads that are still gravel. Many of the roads are closed during the winter and even in the summer it is recommended to check on weather conditions before traveling into ...
... on our list was really hard to find and we ended up giving up. By now it was late afternoon and we'd spent all day going from the warm car to the cold and wet outside so we were ready to head back to our accomm for a shower and drink at the bar. We decided to have dinner in the restaurant because we had heard the food was amazing. We heard correct!! We had mushroom soup followed by lamb with veges then chocolate brownie with ice cream. Was ...
... but not likely.
Then it was time to pack as we had to leave for the airport at 4:45am, hurray for another three hours of sleep. Our Iceland visit was over, much too soon as there was so many things we still wanted to see and do but this would require another vacation in itself. If you really want to explore Iceland 10-14 days would be a good length of time but be warned, it's an extremely expensive country to visit. Gas was basically $2.20 a litre!