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Trip: Iceland, Straight Ahead

There are [12] stories from my trip: Iceland, Straight Ahead


Photos: Boston & NYC

USA | Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Takk Fyrir & Bless

ICELAND | Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | Views [991]

So ends my time in Iceland (for now)! I had a very easygoing day just around town. I had my buffet breakfast in the morning and then walked around central Reykjavik taking photos. Today is probably the worst day of weather I've experienced since ... Read more >


Meet us, don't eat us

ICELAND | Sunday, 26 Jun 2011 | Views [1360]

Second to last day in Iceland! I didn't have any scheduled activities this morning, so I woke up later than usual and when I sat up I realized I was feeling the pain from horseback-riding. Combined with still being sore from snorkeling and glacier-... Read more >


One Step Closer to Cowboy Status

ICELAND | Saturday, 25 Jun 2011 | Views [620]

Another travel plan gone awry. I woke up early this morning to get ready for horseback-riding. I got to the lobby exactly at 8:45 to meet my bus and waited, and waited, and waited for an hour. I thought maybe the bus had come and left without ... Read more >


Have Pickaxe, Will Hike

ICELAND | Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | Views [1324]

Longest day in Iceland yet. I kept hitting the snooze and finally dragged myself out of bed and made it to the lobby to wait for the bus at 7:00 sharp. The bus didn't come until 7:13 and once we finished picking everyone else up we headed to Skaftafell, ... Read more >


Should I get out and push?

ICELAND | Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | Views [947]

Ah it feels great to sleep in.  I was very energized all day today.  I headed down for the breakfast buffet in the hotel this morning and spent a good 40 minutes getting second and third servings along with orange juice and coffee.  Then I headed  to ... Read more >


500 Photos Later

ICELAND | Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | Views [679] | Comments [2]

Oh what a long day.  I went on the Snaefellnes Peninsula tour with Reykjavik Excursions.  It was a lot of sitting on a bus and frequently getting off to walk around, then getting back on the bus to head to another location.  It was a lot smaller group ... Read more >


The Hardest Sit-up Ever

ICELAND | Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | Views [1266]

Today was, you guessed it, another beautiful day in Iceland.  There was a little bit of rain coming down in the late afternoon but in general there's been nothing but blue skies.  I went on the Hvita river today in Drumbo for some whitewater rafting ... Read more >


No Dusk, No Dawn

ICELAND | Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | Views [886] | Comments [1]

I took the Golden Circle tour with Reykjavik Excursions today.  This is the most popular day trip in all of Iceland so it was a giant bus and I heard some Americans among the crowd.  Very loud Americans with very loud kids but they were still better than ... Read more >


Heittur Pottur and the Town's Best

ICELAND | Sunday, 19 Jun 2011 | Views [976]

Today was another gorgeous day in Iceland.  I was expecting it to be a lot colder here, so all my special technical clothing that I brought – cold weather/waterproof/windproof – is slightly overkill at this point, but I'll probably find good use for them ... Read more >


There is No Starbucks Here

ICELAND | Saturday, 18 Jun 2011 | Views [5973]

Good evening from Iceland! This is a milestone because this is the first country I've ever been to (USA, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, UK) that was never part of the mighty British Empire. It's 11:30 p.m. and it is still daylight outside.... Read more >


Photos: Iceland 2011

ICELAND | Saturday, 18 Jun 2011 | Photo Gallery


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