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The Golden Circle, Part 2: Haukadalur Valley

We stopped briefly at a convenience store to chow down on delicious pylsurs before heading to the Haukadalur geothermal valley to see Iceland’s infamous geysers. (Side note: If you see a gas station or a convenience store while driving through Iceland, STOP. 475 more words


Iceland Day 2 (28-03-2014)



(Reykjavik → Þingvellir National Park → Haukadalur地熱區/間歇泉 → Gullfoss → Kerið Crater → Selfoss → Seljalandsfoss → Skógafoss → B&B Sólheimahjáleiga)

今天的行程是黃金圈和兩個瀑布Seljalandsfoss和Skógafoss,在傍晚之前要抵達靠近Vik的住處。感覺有點趕但應該沒有問題。早早七點就起床,迅速吃了4th Floor Hotel算是頗豐盛的早餐之後就check-out離開,先把行李放上車之後走到附近的Bonus小豬超商想說要開始環島了補點食糧,結果竟然因為太早還沒開…兩人在門口瞪著Bonus的opening hours:Mon-Fri 10:00~18:00…位於市中心的超商竟然能這麼任性… 162 more words


Searching for Iceland's 'hidden people'

It was during the flight there that I came across the paragraphs referring to them in the guide book I was reading. Completely fascinated, I read it aloud to my husband “the term ‘ 635 more words

Travel Tales

Chasing Waterfalls in Iceland's Golden Circle

Instead of sticking to the rivers and the lakes that we’re used to we went chasing waterfalls as part of our tour of the Golden Circle.   1,125 more words


Entrance fees to popular tourist sites controversial

Since the bank crash, when hitherto expensive Iceland suddenly became affordable to foreign tourists due to currency depreciation, ever-increasing numbers of tourists have been visiting Iceland. 508 more words


Exploring Iceland

My main puropose when visiting Iceland was to see the Northern Lights. Although I missed the best ones during my time there, I did at least get to see the Lights so I came away happy. 417 more words

Places I've Been

5 Days in Reykjavik and The Golden Circle

First and foremost, Iceland is a staggeringly beautiful country, you cannot look in any direction without feeling awe. The beauty is almost overshadowed, however, by how incredibly expensive it is. 1,192 more words