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Iceland: Reykjavík (Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon)

This is post 9/10 of our Iceland trip in October 2017. Day 9: Reykjavík (Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon).The Golden Circle is a trio of breath-taking sights near the capital including Þingvellir National Park, the Geysir Geothermal Area, and Gullfoss waterfall. We have been told by some that these stops are too touristy and not worth the time but…… Continue reading Iceland: Reykjavík (Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon)

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Iceland: Skaftafell to Reykjavík (chasing waterfalls)

This is post 8/10 of our Iceland trip in October 2017. Day 8: Skaftafell to Reykjavík: The weather this day started sunny but then was very rainy and cold. We began the sunny morning with a moderate hike in Vatnajökull National Park to Svartifoss (a popular waterfall surrounded by dark lava columns). It was a very memorable and…… Continue reading Iceland: Skaftafell to Reykjavík (chasing waterfalls)

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Iceland: Gerði to Skaftafell (Glacier hike in Vatnajokull National Park – Vatnajökulsþjóðgarður)

This is post 7/10 of our Iceland trip in October 2017. This sure is a long post title, huh? I do love the look of the Icelandic characters. Day 7: Gerði to Skaftafell (Vatnajokull National Park – Vatnajökulsþjóðgarður): Today, our main activity was doing a glacier hike though this guiding company. I though the day’s…… Continue reading Iceland: Gerði to Skaftafell (Glacier hike in Vatnajokull National Park – Vatnajökulsþjóðgarður)