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Day 7 Thingvellir, Geysir and Gullfoss

And here we are coming to the end of the trip. On my last day in Iceland I had booked a tour to Thingvellir National Park (where you are between American and Europe without needing a passport ), the geysirs … Weiterlesen

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Day 6 – Southwest

That morning after breakfast we went to the Diamond Beach first. If the sun comes out and the ice on the black beach starts to sparkle you know exactly where the name is coming from. Then we went back over … Weiterlesen

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Day 5 – Southwest

Day 5… first day of an overnight trip to the South West where I had already been last year. Our driver/guide Friman was a source of a lot of information. He kept telling us what king of music/which artist he … Weiterlesen

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Day 4

Day 4 was another day off. Meaning without excursions. When I woke up it was raining but the forecast said it would stop around 11. So I took it slowly, had breakfast and was surprised when I didn’t get any … Weiterlesen

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Day 3 – Snaefellsnes Peninsula

On day 3 I had the first excursions which was towards the Snaefellsness Peninsula. I wanted to go there because of the famous Kirkjufjell mountain which is one of the landmarks. I usually see it with waterfalls in the foreground. … Weiterlesen

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Day 2

On my first entire day in Iceland I had a ‚day off‘. Meaning I was free to roam without any tours booked. So here are impressions from in and around Reykjavik (I went geo-caching…). Weather wasn’t toooo good but at … Weiterlesen

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Northern lights

Yes, I know I am jumping a bit ahead as those pics that are going to follow have been taken only on day 4 of my trip but I know a lot of people have been waiting for them. I … Weiterlesen

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Iceland 1

Since it is raining hard this morning I have lots of time to write my first entry. Yesterday I arrived after an uneventful journey at Keflavik airport and there were only scattered clouds. Not what the forecast had said. During … Weiterlesen

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Iceland

So tomorrow it is the big day… I will be off to Iceland again. After weeks of not too bad weather forecasts it totally changed this morning when it went to rain, rain, rain… It was a bit frustrating. But … Weiterlesen

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Two weeks to go…

Well… I am finally back to my usual health and before it went all bad this week I booked another trip for the one to Norway that I had to cancel this week. I will fly to Iceland in two … Weiterlesen

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Iceland, day 6 – the last one

And again we got up early although the weather forecast was not too good. The first stop of the day was at Seljalandsfoss, another beautiful waterfall. When we arrived there we were not alone but the big busses had not … Weiterlesen

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Iceland day 5

Once again the weather forecast was not that good but we intended to walk over to the DC3-plane wreck. It is one of the most famous sights in Iceland and we wanted to go early to take pics of the … Weiterlesen

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Iceland day 4

We left early again but at least that day we treated ourselves to breakfast before we left. 😉 The plan was to drive to the black beach at Jokulsarlon for sunrise but then suddenly we saw the full moon rising … Weiterlesen

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Iceland day 3

Sorry, I am really busy these days but I hope to get all missing days from Iceland up today. So here is day 3. The weather forecast indicated that it might be the best and only sunny day during our … Weiterlesen

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Iceland day 2

This morning we got up early again, full of the spirit to explore Iceland. And what did we find? Weather, weather, weather… In fact it was raining as hard as yesterday, only the storm had lessened a bit. So we … Weiterlesen

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Iceland arrival and day 1

Well, my flight with Icelandair from Frankfurt to Keflavik Airport was quite uneventful. The plane was mostly empty so I could switch to a seat with nobody sitting next to me. When we landed the sun was shining and I … Weiterlesen

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Iceland….

I know I haven’t blogged in a while but there actually wasn’t a lot to tell although I have been quite busy the whole month of January. But now I am ready to see some northern lights again. At least … Weiterlesen

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