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Living like the Icelandic

Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | Views [336]

I arrived in Akeyuri after a 6 hour bus trip from Reykjavik. On the journey I met a girl from Belgium who was also heading to a working holiday in North Iceland. The bus driver spoke little English and we were both struggling to work out what he was ... Read more >

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The city that stole my heart

Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | Views [517]

Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of Iceland. I spent five nights in Reykjavik and fell in love. The city was buzzing with vibrant night life with cafe book shops, bars and restaurants. There is amazing street art and colourful houses everywhere ... Read more >

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Journey to Everest

Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | Views [414]

For the last couple of days that I have been staying near Akeyuri I have been determined to go and find a mountain to conquer. Today was the day and Mt Sulur was the mountain. Mt Sulur is the town mountain of Akeyuri. The peak has two summits- the lower ... Read more >

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Swimming between Two Continents

Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | Views [365]

For as long as I have wanted to visit Iceland I have wanted to snorkel between the tectonic plates. I finally did it and it was AMAZING. Snorkelling Silfra is one of the most popular places to dive/snorkel in the world. It includes snorkelling between ... Read more >

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Chasing Waterfalls

Saturday, 10 Oct 2015 | Views [364]

A day filled with waterfalls, glacier hiking, the northern lights, Icelandic dinners and black sand beaches. I booked a 12 hour day tour called 'Sensational Winter' through the Extreme Iceland tour company. I was picked up in a mini bus by a man ... Read more >

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Horse riding but not like you know it

Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | Views [360]

Ever since watching the film The Secret life of Walter Mitty I fell in love with the idea of visiting and exploring Iceland. And now here I am sitting in my hostel bar with my Icelandic beer, surrounded by the kindest Icelandic people and feeling so ... Read more >

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