Akranesviti It is day one of our seven-day self-driving tour of Iceland. I am today's driver and Monique is my co-pilot. I am white-knuckling my way about the city of Reykjavik as she fights with our integrated GPS system. "Karen doesn't want to cooperate," she says. as I await instructions on where to go. I... Continue Reading →
NOTHING RIGHT EVERYTHING LEFT Briertartun 9 Air BNB Monique and I slip out the door of the Airbnb. and ride the elevator down to the ground floor. We are going to walk to the bus terminal, approximately 2.2 kilometers away, to pick up our rental car. We should be there in about 20 minutes. It... Continue Reading →
The Blue Lagoon, Iceland
Iceland's #1 attraction; the Blue Lagoon- The power plant uses the scalding hot water brought up from thousands of feet underground through boreholes to be used to generate electricity within steam turbines. The run-off water was too mineral rich and salty to be used directly in home heating systems, and an area was created to... Continue Reading →
How I came to go to Iceland
In 2007 I was working as a financial advisor at an investment firm. It was really hard and stressful, 14-hour days six days a week, most of it spent building a network of leads that I could prospect and turn into clients. By the spring of 2008 I was starting to see results: my clients... Continue Reading →
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