Loki 101 Guesthouse
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Multilingual staff
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... against the walls in a squat position with arms covering our heads. Man, that makes me feel old!! Ok Ok, moving on. The bus took us to the waters edge to see the fishing and whaling boats, which are a very big part of the economy for Iceland. We saw some amazing architecture from both past and present. We drove through the cities old quarter to see the colorful quaint wooden houses and narrow streets. They actually built a very large ...
... the 1 million tourists in a year milestone for the first time last year. Icelanders were apparently outraged, and the idea was quickly scuttled.
Other random observations about Iceland before I get into what we saw and did in Reykjavik today:
-The landscape between the airport and Reykjavik looks like what I imagine the surface of Mars to look like
-That landscape also smells rather strongly of sulfur, the gas emanating from ...
... as we were all beat and the pools helped rejuvenate us. We swam for a while, soaked for a while, and enjoyed watching a bunch of kids go down a huge slide. There was one pool no one in our group had the guts to go into. I walked by this pool and stuck my hand in to test and the water was ice cold! Some younger people went in it for a while every now and then. Arnold told us you are supposed to use the hot water pools and then get in the cold; no ...
This was our third day in Iceland and the first day we ventured beyond Reykjavik which I will describe later. We drove approximately 160 miles on a route known as "The Golden Circle" northeast to southeast of the capital. The first major site was a large lake and national park, Pingvellir. Near the north end of this lake is a "rift," a rock formation which represents the underlying clash of two tectonic plates, the North American ...
... top, a climb of about 200m there is a memorial to him and a brilliant view of much of the ‘sander’. This lump of dirt, rock, and whatever else was once an Island and it is only in recent centuries that the alluvial deposits have built up to such an extent that it is now part of the mainland.In those early days of settlement Iceland was much warmer than it is now too, so much for global warming. It wasn’t until the late 15th century that the ...