Tag Archives: Iceland

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And the water keeps falling up?

Today was a day of waterfalls. First we drove out to mighty Svartifoss, which we had skipped over yesterday because of a heavy downpour. Now I’m not adverse to getting out in the pouring rain but […]

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Icebergs and Big Heads

Our plan this morning had us backtracking to check out a Viking village my friend Nick had told me about. It was an old movie set that someone had on their property. I have to […]

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Roadside Pitstops

Today we were headed down the east coast with our final destination in the south, in the town of Hofn. Along the way rugged cliffs stretched below and sometimes above us with us as we drove fjord […]

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Rock Troll

Last night we got in later than expected to Blönduós but were able to get in a late night dinner before our host for the evening closed up shop. Our comfy little house, part of […]

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Entering Mordor

We have situated ourselves for the next couple of nights at Grundarfjörður Hostel with astonishing views of Kirkjufell mountain from our bedroom and kitchen windows. In speaking with the lovely lady at the reception desk when […]

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First Day in the Snæfellsnes Peninsula

After a full nights rest we were excited to start our journey in the Snæfellsnes Peninsula but first there was some free food to be had. Our host served up an amazing breakfast which we ate while […]

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I’m Finally Here

A year of planning is behind me now as I take my first steps on Icelandic soil. With the help of my friends Galina and Paul we have been able to pull this trip together. […]