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Iceland's Ring Road: The Home Stretch

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | Views [1833]

WE COULD SEE A TONGUE OF THE VATNAJOKULL GLACIER from our hotel room in Hofn.  Of the five glaciers in Iceland, Vatnajokull is by far the largest, perhaps as big as the other four combined.  One hundred miles later we were still driving on ... Read more >


Iceland's Ring Road: Hofn

Monday, 26 May 2014 | Views [1774]

WE HAVE SEEN ATLANTIC PUFFINS BEFORE, of course, in both England and Newfoundland.  But we always have time for these clowns of the bird world, so we drove north from Egilsstadir to Hafnarholmi nesting site on Borgarfjordur.  We expected ... Read more >


Iceland's Ring Road: Egilsstadir

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | Views [538]

NAMAFJALL WASN'T ON OUR TOURIST MAP but the plumes of steam were visible from the Ring Road.  There were enough cars in the lot to attract our attention but not enough to signal "crowd," so we pulled in.  There would be little else of interest ... Read more >


Iceland's Ring Road: Akureyri and Lake Myvatn

Saturday, 24 May 2014 | Views [1256]

THE RING ROAD CIRCLES THE "PALM" OF ICELAND - this should be easy for you Michiganders to visualize - for some 1300 kilometers.  It is considerably longer if you travel up the “fingers” like we have.  We shan’t be coming this ... Read more >


The Road to Stykksholmur

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | Views [1556]

NOT EVEN THAT INTREPID DUO CROSBY AND HOPE ventured upon the Road to Stykksholmur.  To our surprise, Sir Clive, our trusty SatNav, knew the way from Reykjavik.  Or rather, his way.  Clive has acquiesced to our frequent birding stops, photo ... Read more >


Day Trips From Reykjavik

Monday, 19 May 2014 | Views [1100]

AFTER A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP AND BREAKFAST we loaded up with brochures from tourist information and sat down to make a plan.  (We have no guidebook for Iceland but I am #1 on the library’s e-book waitlist.)  We would love to go up to the ... Read more >


Reykjavik

Sunday, 18 May 2014 | Views [417]

IT WAS 11:30 PM WHEN WE LANDED to a pink sunset at Iceland’s Keflavik Airport.  Where winter daytime in Tromsø, Norway  was two hours of twilight at noon, midnight in Iceland is like pre-dawn.  I turned on the lights on ... Read more >


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