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Iceland - Blue Lagoon - 3.25.15 and 3.26.15: Theme Park Relaxation and Heading Home

We awoke to a fantastic snow storm. After quickly checking out of Hotel Gulfoss (the internet was back!) We headed down the road to Geysir. Again, after the visiting the likes of Old Faithful at Yellowstone, this seems quite small. 1,387 more words


Welcome to Iceland...!!!

Welcome to Iceland…  !!!
 (thank you SNL)
this was a bit of the theme during this trip… we even added to the song.

Day 1: Fist official day in Iceland.   857 more words


Iceland - The Golden Circle

Although touristy, The Golden Circle covers many of Iceland’s best known features and is a good starting point in getting to know the terrain.  Using a hire car we left Reykjavik taking Route 36 to Pingvellir, whose dramatic geology marks the unstable rift valley.  92 more words


Horses, the Golden Circle, and frozen fingers

As we were told by the tourism office in Reykjavik that it would be reckless to drive in the weather conditions (the roads were icy), we booked a Gray Line tour for two hours of horse riding in the morning and a bus tour around the Golden Circle in the afternoon. 665 more words


Weekly photo challenge: Ephemeral

After returning from a brief visit to Iceland, I did wonder what would be my lasting memories of the stunning and beautiful island.  One of my memories is definitely the Litli Geysir although it had very few tourists paying it any attention. 48 more words


Essential Iceland: The Golden Circle

First-time visitors to Iceland keen to see some countryside could do far worse than join an organised Golden Circle tour. 982 more words

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Photo Friday - Strokkur Erupts in Iceland

Every ten minutes or so, this geyser erupts up to 30 feet in the air.  The very term “geyser” comes from the Icelandic word “Geysir”, which is the name of the inactive geothermal explosion near the site of Strokkur. 146 more words