Category Archives: Iceland

Iceland Fun Facts

Mike and I decided it would be fun to make a fun facts page for each country we visit.  Things We Really Enjoyed (No order except for # 1) 1. Soaking/Swimming in the hot pots 2. Overall landscape 3. Geysir … Continue reading

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Akureyri–A Horse is a Horse, Of Course, Third Course!

Greetings All, We are currently in London but a few days behind on the blog, so I thought that I would fill you in on our trip to Northern Iceland, as it was quite different than Reykjavik; we traveled to … Continue reading

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Iceland’s Interior: Barren but Beautiful

Mike and I wanted to explore another area of Iceland, so we decided to take a bus ride through the center of Iceland to the small town of Akureyri, the capital of the North.  We chose to take this bus … Continue reading

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Chaos at the Laundromat Cafe

During the morning after our soggy trek, we needed a place to do laundry and grab some grub; where does one do this, you might ask?  The Laundromat Cafe!  It is in this building that you can do laundry in … Continue reading

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Iceland Kicked Our Ashes

One of our main things to do while in Iceland was to hike the Laugavegur trail between Porsmork (pronounced “Thorsmork”)and Landmannalaugar. The trek is 55 km long and has 3 mountain huts along the way, so it is best to … Continue reading

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Reykjavik–Hard to Spell, Easy to Enjoy, the Sequel

Thursday morning came before we knew it–despite the constant daylight and having several roommates, we had slept 10.5 hours!  Needless to say, we felt refreshed and ready to explore. Our first stop was at Kaffitar (Starbucks of Iceland), where we … Continue reading

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Reykjavik: Hard to Spell, Easy to Enjoy

Well, the journey has started, and Iceland is unique and beautiful. We landed at around 7:00 AM, went through customs quickly at the small airport outside Reykjavik, and caught the bus to the actual city itself. The landscape is greenish … Continue reading

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