- Iceland Part 227th August
Today we headed for Mývatn. It was a dismal day with low cloud and rain so unfortunately we did not get to see much of the scenery along the way. We went off road in the morning hoping to Posted by shaneandnicola in Our big retirement trip | Sep 5, 2016
- IcelandWe left Manchester Airport to travel to Keflavik Airport, Iceland. Posted by broadbenttravel in Broadbent | Aug 27, 2016
- Iceland here we come - get ready for the Beams's Part 120th August
This morning we awoke to the ship moving into the port at Keflavik. The pilot was on board guiding us in. We were now in Iceland. Iceland is a Nordic island country. It has a population of approx 350,000 Posted by shaneandnicola in Our big retirement trip | Aug 27, 2016
- Takk fyrir, Iceland!Monday morning saw us heading to the west - we stopped off at the turf church in Vidimyrarkirkja and although all the signs said it was open and listed an admission fee, all the doors were closed and we kept Posted by Buccas in 2016 - The Year of the Nink | Aug 24, 2016
- The NorthBreakfast on Saturday included some Havre Crunch to go with the Special Flongor and skyr, which is a surefire way to start the day. We headed off towards Viti and developed a rating system for comparing the views on Posted by Buccas in 2016 - The Year of the Nink | Aug 21, 2016
- Peanut butter peanut butter peanut butterWe awoke to the sound of sheep, had uncontrollably hot showers and then tucked in to a hearty breakfast of leftover pasta, skyr, Special Flongor and peanut butter on toast. Just because we’re ninking doesn’t mean we’re missing out Posted by Buccas in 2016 - The Year of the Nink | Aug 20, 2016
- Don't go chasing waterfallsAt this point, I think it is important to mention that we all now smell faintly of rotten eggs. The water of Reykjavik has a fairly strong sulphurous odour (particularly when the hot water tap is used), which is Posted by Buccas in 2016 - The Year of the Nink | Aug 20, 2016
- nIceland4am is not usually a good time to set one's alarm... But if one is flying to Iceland, one has to make sacrifices!
We were up and waiting for the tram by 4.30am, again congratulating ourselves on our choice of accommodation Posted by Buccas in 2016 - The Year of the Nink | Aug 16, 2016
- Day 5: Circling Back to ReykjavikI just realized that I keep spelling Reykjavik wrong. You’d think by now I would get that right.
Are you familiar with puffins? They are the cutest little critters. I first ran into them when Posted by Follow Carol in Iceland and Scandinavia | Aug 16, 2016
- Day 3: Glacier LagoonJet lag is a bitch, I tell ya. You can hardly keep your eyes open through dinner and then you can’t sleep more than a couple of hours over night. Sheesh.
We’re staying in a charming country inn in Posted by Follow Carol in Iceland and Scandinavia | Aug 14, 2016
- Day 2: The Road to Hella is Paved with Deep IndentionsDid you know that Reykjavic is renowned for its weekend all night party scene during the summer months? I was completely unaware of that. . . until last night, that is. Since there are many cafes and Posted by Follow Carol in Iceland and Scandinavia | Aug 13, 2016
- Day 1: Travelling to ReykjavicThis morning, from an airplane, I saw the sunrise over the coast of Greenland, where the North Atlantic Ocean meets the rugged, rugged shore. That and the fact that there was only forty minutes left of the flight made Posted by Follow Carol in Iceland and Scandinavia | Aug 12, 2016
- The Sprengisandur Route (Road F26)
The short version is:
[center]"Hours and hours of gray pumice plains punctuated by waterfalls, basalt columns, birds, and a few "huts." [/center]
This was the longer of the Highlan Posted by Windy West in Iceland 2016 | Aug 5, 2016
- Around IcelandMy photo album of our wonderful Iceland trip is complete!
Click [[https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/sredir?uname=105315951877062706703&target=ALBUM&id=6314984486386506113&authkey=Gv1sRgCPfVlOCBjsaYDw&invite=CLbSnaMI&feat=email|Iceland]] to view the alb Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC | Aug 4, 2016
- Road Trip along the Southern CoastAnother early morning today; I was on a tour to the southern coast. It was another cloudy, rainy day. We set off and the weather worsened, which was disheartening.
Our first stop was WATERFALL and thankfully the Posted by Glichez in Europe 2016 | Mar 10, 2016
- Golden Circle... and snowAn early start today, up for breakfast at 07:00 and off on my Golden Circle day tour at 08:30.
It was raining when we left on the tour and the weather sadly didn't improve throughout the day. During Posted by Glichez in Europe 2016 | Mar 9, 2016
- Relaxing at the Blue LagoonTime to fly to Iceland!
I had to get up at 03:30 for my flight at 06:00... so I had about three hours of sleep. I had a two hour layover in Oslo, where I had a bite to eat Posted by Glichez in Europe 2016 | Mar 8, 2016
- Around IcelandAfter our final port call, we went topside to witness the Windstar Signature sailaway party. It's a ceremony created for their sailing ships, that they implemented on their motor ships. The next morning we headed out on a Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC | Jul 31, 2016
- Iceland, day 3It was a spectacular day. I'll try to upload some videos that Amelia took! We said goodbye to Spirit farm this morning, and travelled the Golden Circle back to Reykjavik after stopping off for two spectacular sites.
Let me Posted by ramblingsmiths in Smiths Travel Diary | Jul 30, 2016
- Iceland, day 2 Quick 5 minute description of day:
All of our devices are dead, so not many photos, especially best parts!
In the morning, we woke up early, 7am, had a hard time finding food for breakfast, but ended up in a little Posted by ramblingsmiths in Smiths Travel Diary | Jul 30, 2016
- First Day in Iceland Our flight was a relatively small plane (six seats across), and very smooth. The Icelandic staff was very attentive. The meal service was provided at an additional charge, so next time I think we will bring more snacks/order Posted by ramblingsmiths in Smiths Travel Diary | Jul 29, 2016
- Around IcelandWe anchored out at our final port of call Grundarfjordur on a beautiful cloudless day - a fitting last day of the cruise.
Grundarfjörður is a small town, situated in the north of the Snæfellsnes peninsula in the west of Iceland. Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC | Jul 28, 2016
- Around IcelandToday's destination was Isafjuordur - a quiet little town. With a population of about 2,600, Ísafjörður is the largest town in the peninsula of Vestfirðir (Westfjords) and the seat of the Ísafjarðarbær municipality, which includes the nearby Hnífsdalur, Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC | Jul 28, 2016
- Around IcelandWe arrived this morning at the end of a beautiful fjord at the second largest city in Iceland, Akureyri.
The Norse Viking Helgi magri (the slim) Eyvindarson originally settled the area in the 9th century. The first mention of Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC | Jul 26, 2016
- Around IcelandAfter sailing all day in the drizzle and fog, we arrived at Sedisfjordur, a small town of about 700 folks at about 5:00pm. The highlight of the evening was an included event of Iceland folk songs at the "Blue Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC | Jul 25, 2016