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Trip: Land of the Midnight Sun: My Travels in Iceland

There are [19] stories from my trip: Land of the Midnight Sun: My Travels in Iceland


An emotional goodbye

ICELAND | Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Views [1689]

This was my final day in this absolutely great country. The runtur was quite awesome last night. I woke up in my tent at 5:30 after getting almost no sleep last night. So, I packed up my sleeping bag and bedroll and took down my tent. I then said good ... Read more >

Tags: airports


A beautiful day in Reykjavik

ICELAND | Saturday, 23 Jun 2007 | Views [2808]

Today was my 11th and final full day in the Land of Ice and Fire. So, I’ll tell you all about it. I woke up at 9:00 and washed up and just hung out for a bit. It was really beautiful today, without a cloud in the sky. I left my tent at the ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Photos: Blue Lagoon

ICELAND | Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

I'd go back to Iceland just to relax in the Blue Lagoon's hot mineral-rich waters. On the way back we drove through Krisuvik, one of Iceland's most geologically volatile areas
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Blue Lagoon

ICELAND | Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | Views [2980]

Today was my 10th full day in this beautiful land. I woke up in my tent at 8:30. It was my fifth straight night of camping. But, it’s the cheapest way to sleep. As I was washing up, I saw J.T. again. He’s the young man from South Korea ... Read more >

Tags: friends


Back in Reykjavik

ICELAND | Thursday, 21 Jun 2007 | Views [1947]

            Today was my 9 th day in the Land of Ice & Fire. I woke up at 7:00 this morning in my tent. I packed up all my stuff and took my tent down. While I was doing that I met a young man from South Korea named J.T., and he was camping ... Read more >

Tags: food & eating


Adventures in Skaftafell

ICELAND | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | Views [885]

I would like to tell you the highlights of my 8th day in this beautiful land of Iceland. I woke up at 8:30, which is a bit late for this trip. I’ve been able to sleep easier because I pull my wool hat over my eyes before I fall asleep. I got ... Read more >

Tags: the great outdoors


Jökulsárlón

ICELAND | Tuesday, 19 Jun 2007 | Views [1096]

I had another great day on my 7 th day here in Iceland. I woke up in my tent at 7:30, and I was still trying to decide whether to go on the glacier adventure or to Jökulsárlón. I washed up and went up to the information center, ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


Gallery: Jökulsárlón

ICELAND | Tuesday, 19 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery


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My travels on Iceland's South Coast

ICELAND | Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | Views [991] | Comments [1]

I had another adventurous day in Iceland on my 6th day. I woke up in my tent at 6:30 and I had to hurry. I packed up all my stuff and my camping gear. I can take down my tent fairly quickly now because I practiced at home before leaving. I started ... Read more >

Tags: on the road


Gallery: Skaftafell National Park

ICELAND | Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery


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National Day

ICELAND | Sunday, 17 Jun 2007 | Views [1010]

Happy National Day!! Today is Iceland’s independence day. This lovely country only became its own in 1944, which is pretty young for a country. I woke up at 7:00 this morning, and I regret paying 3,400 kronur at the Domus Guesthouse last night.... Read more >

Tags: party time


Golden Circle: Þingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss

ICELAND | Saturday, 16 Jun 2007 | Views [10731] | Comments [2]

            I had perhaps the most exciting day of my adventures in Iceland. I woke up early and took a shower and then fell back asleep. I got up at 7:45 and washed up and packed my stuff. I went downstairs and got breakfast; having the same stuff ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Gallery: Golden Circle

ICELAND | Saturday, 16 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Þingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss
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Whale watching & dinner with my new friends

ICELAND | Friday, 15 Jun 2007 | Views [1598]

            Today was my 3 rd day Lost In Iceland! I woke up at 7:00, and I at least got some sleep last night. I’m still not completely over the jet lag. I washed up and then went downstairs for breakfast. I had three bowls of cereal and toast ... Read more >

Tags: People


Photos: Kulusuk

GREENLAND | Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Greenland

GREENLAND | Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | Views [3353]

I would like to tell you about the second day of my Icelandic journey. Again I got hardly any sleep last night because of the long daylight hours. I woke up at like 2:30 and couldn’t fall back asleep. I went downstairs and relaxed for a bit, and then ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Ísak and Þorbjörg show me around

ICELAND | Wednesday, 13 Jun 2007 | Views [1579]

I would like to recap my first full day in the Land of the Sagas. I surprisingly woke up at 5:30 despite being so jetlagged last night. I washed up and took a shower. The hot water stinks because of the sulfur that’s in it, so it reminds me of ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Gallery: Reykjavik

ICELAND | Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery


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My First Night

ICELAND | Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007 | Views [775]

            Tonight was the night I landed in the Land of Fire & Ice. The plane landed at 11:40 and I was really excited because I had fulfilled another one of my dreams. I’ve now visited 5 countries outside the U.S. (Australia, Mexico, New Zealand, ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

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