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The south coast of Snæfellsnes

The south coast of Snæfellsnes is where we saw Iceland at its spectacular best.

Búðir

A lava field leads to a golden sandy beach, at the edge of which you will find a hotel, a black chapel, and various walking trails along the coast, all of this with an incredible backdrop of snow covered mountains. 606 more words

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The north coastline of Snæfellsnes

Unless I go back there, I will always associate the northern coast of Snæfellsnes peninsula with high winds and generally bad weather. On both occasions that we went exploring thereabouts we were practically forced by sleet and gale force winds to seek shelter in roadside stations and eventually back in our rented hut. 601 more words

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Like a different planet

It’s an outrageously expensive country, the weather is horrible, but it’s fantastically beautiful. At the Djúpalónssandur beach I remarked to my wife Sue that it felt like a different planet. 149 more words

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We ain't no sheeple--we listen to Google! (SB 2017: Iceland)

M1 spring break is one for the books! Michelle and I met up in Iceland for a week and explored the Southern and Western parts of the country. 1,915 more words

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Iceland - March 21, 2016 (Day 5)

Day 5 Drive Map

Day 5 turned out to be a long driving day from Grundarfjörður to Gullfoss, a distance of 250 miles. First stop was at  Grábrók. 799 more words

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Intriguing Iceland

Iceland is a thinly-populated island in the North Atlantic that has become famous for hot springs, geysers and active volcanoes. This Nordic island nation has a meager population of 332,000. 1,398 more words

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