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Iceland Update

It’s been a month or so since I bought my ticket for Sónar Reykjavík and confirmed that I will be going back. So far (apart from be excited and tell everyone) that’s all I’ve done about it though. 585 more words


Myvatn Journey

Monday 21 July 2014

Myvatn, Reykjahalid

We start out from the guest house in Akureyri on a damp cool morning, to take the bus to Myvatn. 175 more words


WPC: Fresh

Our camp-site at Kirkjubæjarklaustur (Iceland) was the perfect escape from urban mayhem. We didn’t spot a soul for miles – except for three other campers. … 31 more words


Top 7 Things to Know Before You Head to Iceland

Back when I was an undergrad at the University of Texas-Austin I took a couple of courses that focused on medieval Icelandic sagas which struck a cord with me as in them one’s character is defined not by telling the reader any internal thoughts/desires/motivations but, rather, solely by showing external speeches and actions, and that left me with the lifelong desire to visit it some day. 1,412 more words

University Of Texas

Flight to Akureyri

After swimming and lolling in the thermal pools, we board the bus to Reykjavik, and lunch before a first hike out to the domestic airport of Reykjavik. 271 more words


The seven natural wonders of the Arctic world

The ancient Greeks had their list of the seven wonders of the world: this one is is entirely my own subjective list of the seven natural wonders of the Arctic, because I haven’t seen everything in the circumpolar world. 1,048 more words