Category Archives: Iceland

Snaefellsnes Peninsula


July 3: Our last long day on the road. When we started out,  I felt like we were on a road rally, which by the way I think Iceland would be a great place to rally, because we had a … Continue reading

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Natural and Cultural Wonders


July 2: Still in Northern Iceland. Our travel guide suggested a stop at Gooafoss, the waterfall of the Gods. We hadn’t really intended to stop. We’ve seen a lot of waterfalls along the way and I have come to realize … Continue reading

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Fjords and Fishing Villages


June 30, July 1: We are in picturesque Husavik, the “Whale Watching capital of Europe”. Everyday we learn more about Iceland. The population of Iceland goes like this. First are the sheep, second are horses and a distant third are … Continue reading

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Icebergs and Glaciers


June 29. We left our hosts from the Glacier View Guesthouse and drove through what can only be described as a lunar landscape. These are lava fields actually made of smooth, moss-covered rocks and nothing else. Miles of it. It reminded … Continue reading

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Waterfalls, Volcanic Beaches and More


June 28: I told Ed I wanted to make three stops on our route today and we made five! Leaving Hella, we first stopped at Keldur to see the sod houses left (and restored) from centuries ago. Most likely from the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Reykjavik


My first impressions of Iceland come from the trip from the airport to Reykjavik through jet-lagged eyes. Mostly this was rocky, rather barren land with the ocean in the distance. A 40 minute drive to our modern hotel which is reminiscent … Continue reading

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Next Up-Iceland


June 24 we leave for Iceland via Minnesota. I know, that’s another story, but it does permit an overnight visit to my sister in White Bear Lake. For those who follow our car rallies, this is not a rally. Those … Continue reading

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