Monthly Archives: July 2013

Iceland is: An Overview

Ok – – so for our 30th wedding anniversary (yay Anna) , we took a vacation to Iceland…. The joke was that Anna asked for an “island”, and I delivered (even I am tired of that joke now). Once greenlighted, … Continue reading

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Iceland is: comparing Ireland and Iceland

One of the overused jokes I used when people would ask “why Iceland?”, is that I would say it was “a one letter typo and I was actually trying to book Ireland”. Anna and I got to talking about this … Continue reading

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Iceland is: a bumper crop of DYB’s

There was something about all that raw nature that necessitated the “damning of Brodie” Gullfoss with my new friend: Gullfoss: Snæfellsnes Raudfeldar-Canyon : Skógafoss waterfall : Borgannes: Snowmobiling: Gullfoss again:

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Iceland is: street art, good food, churches, hotels and other man-made stuff

· The street art was mostly in Reykjavik . · The turf cottage was in Borganes. · The fancy hotel and the black small chapel was in Budir. · The rooster was on the south coast of Snæfellsnes . . … Continue reading

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Iceland is: Vocanic stuff – Craters, ash, Geysirs , black sand, Icebergs

Of course in a land built by volcanoes, and aside from our time atop a glacier / volcano, we did visit quite a few other volcano-related places. Iceland is completely alive, being both torn apart and rebuilt at the same … Continue reading

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Iceland is: Adventure…. like Glaciers

Well – the plan was to go a glacier trip later in the vacation, like on Snæfellsnes . But when the weather cleared while in Vik, and we could actually see the glacier, I knew we needed to do it … Continue reading

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Iceland is: Waterfalls

With all that rain, and all those glaciers, you would have to think that there would be a lot of rivers and waterfalls. And you would be right… we lost count. It was no doubt over a hundred. Many unnamed. … Continue reading

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