Category Archives: Iceland

A last soak

We had a good last drive yesterday, enjoyed the black sand beach at Vik, saw another beautiful waterfall, had a last hot dog and Icelandic style meal ( I had earth cooked fish, and there was another bowl of meat … Continue reading

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Friday Already?

Hard to imagine that we have been here for a week! I told Ali we would need to loop around the country again, because I didn’t take enough notes the first time around. There are so many amazing things to … Continue reading

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The Daily Routine

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it, but it is cold here. Probably about 35 degrees at night. So the day starts with me not wanting to get out of bed, because the warm is where I am. Eventually I … Continue reading

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On the Road: Northern Iceland

Wednesday we Left akeryi around 1030. We Got as far north as we will at 65 degrees 48 minutes and 49 seconds latitude. I’m sorry not to get to 66 and 1/2 because I’d like to see the dashed line. … Continue reading

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The Open Road & Akureyri

The “highway” here is a two lane road with about 6 inches of shoulder (if you are lucky) on each side. I grip the wheel tight when big trucks come by, with fortunately is not too often. Yesterday we had … Continue reading

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Travel Conditions

Our first night in the camper was a success. Got the electricity hooked up and the water running. Ali is in the bed over the cab, I am in the bunk in the back. All that is missing is Anne … Continue reading

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Golden Circle Part 2

Next was the beautiful waterfall at Gullfoss Then onto Thingvellir where the European continental plate is pulling away from the American plate. It is also the place where the early Icelanders met to settle their laws. Here we are walking … Continue reading

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