Tag Archives: Iceland

The Blue Lagoon

We spent our last afternoon in Iceland at the famed Blue Lagoon, the most popular tourist attraction in the country, and billed as one of the 25 wonders of the world. Our guide had instructed us beforehand that Icelandic laws … Continue reading

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Don’t like the weather? Wait 5 minutes!

I am in amazing Iceland, a land of many contrasts: tall mountains of stone, created by volcanoes; crystal clear waterways formed from melting glaciers; huge tons of water rushing down many waterfalls; erupting geysers, boiling hot; rain one minute and … Continue reading

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Renewable and sustainable

Something that I have found utterly admirable is Iceland’s commitment to energy that is renewable and sustainable. This is the first hotel I have been in that has recyclable bins as part of each room’s decor. From Wikipedia: Renewable energy provides … Continue reading

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Iceland’s Golden Circle

When I first flew into Iceland yesterday, my first thought was, “This sure looks like the Big Island of Hawaii!” You see, Iceland is also a land of volcanoes and lava flows, and like the islands of Hawaii, most everything … Continue reading

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I thought I was packed …

Today was the day I had set aside to start packing for my upcoming 40-day trip. Of course, I had to do the laundry first—otherwise I wouldn’t have been able to pack anything! On previous European trips, it has been … Continue reading

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