“Adventure is worthwhile” – Aesop I was wrong! You know, this bit from Part 3: “But if you are after a fast, busy, techno holiday with smoke and bubbles – Iceland is not for you.” I wrote that after circumnavigating most of Iceland, but I hadn’t arrived in Reykjavik. And two thirds of Icelanders live in…Continue reading Idyllic Iceland – Part 4 (Finale)
… Continuation of Icelandic rambling Part 3 – coming to you via my iPhone … And thanks to Iceland’s rich supply of free & fast WiFi even in the remotest mountain region … After a couple of days up north in Husavik, we headed east to the Skandales Mountain Lodge. Taking a detour, we stopped…Continue reading Idyllic Iceland – Part 3
My rambling Icelandic travel reflections continue … We spent a couple of days in Nyp, exploring the stunning Snaefellsness Peninsular and the Strandir Coast in the Westfjords. Then it was time to head north to our next destination – the quaint little seaside town of Husavik, famous for its whale watching expeditions. We took a…Continue reading Idyllic Iceland – Part Two
Our trip through Iceland began a couple of days ago. Touching down at Keflavik Airport, approximately 48 kilometres outside the capital of Reykjavik, we picked up our rental car and started on our 3 1/2 hour journey to Nyp – our first destination point. It took a few moments to adjust the brain to driving on the…Continue reading Idyllic Iceland – Part One
“The problem with driving around Iceland is that you’re basically confronted by a new soul-enriching, breath-taking, life-affirming natural sight every five goddamn minutes. It’s totally exhausting.” – Stephen Markley Iceland! It’s been on the Bucket List for a very long time. In a few weeks, the beloved and I will be travelling to this isolated,…Continue reading Iceland, Here I Come!