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3 days on the Golden Ring, Iceland

3 days on the Golden Ring, Iceland

When:  September 2016    Weather:  Cold 5-10C

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After a day in Reykjavik, we picked up our car and headed out on highway 1 to our first stop, Pingvellir (pronounced Thingvellir) a place of great historical significance where the Icelandic parliament and legal system originated.   868 more words

Places You Must See Before You Die

The Golden Circle Tour - Icelands Popular Sightseeing Tour

The Golden Circle Tour

The Golden Circle is the name given to a 229 kilometer (142 miles) circular route from Reykjavik and back. It’s one of the most popular sightseeing tour in Iceland, which will cover the four most popular stops along the route: Friðheimar, The Geysir,  Gullfoss and the Þingvellir National Park. 246 more words


The Great Geysir of Iceland

One of the greatest natural attractions of Iceland and part of the famous “Golden Circle Tour”, The Great Geysir, or Stori-Geysir.

The Strokkur Geysir (Icelandic meaning: geysir “to gush” and strokkur “to churn”).  59 more words


Road trip in Iceland


After spending 12 days in Iceland it deserves to be entitled as one of the most unforgettable experiences in my short nomadic life. The main purpose of this trip was to see Aurora Borealis, but unluckily ALL 12 days were cloudy. 1,117 more words



The first time I went to Iceland, I took a Golden Circle tour, as you do. The tour guide explained.

Old Geysir doesn’t go up anymore, but Strokkur erupts like clockwork.

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