64 42' 06.3" N 20 58' 43.2 W This is a busy parking lot for such a rural area. I choose my spot along the fence, then turn off the engine. "Don't forget to turn the lights off," Monique reminds me and I touch the dial to ensure it is in the off position. There... Continue Reading →
Akranesviti Lighthouse, Iceland
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 →
64.1446 N, 21.9426 W The most northern capital city in the world is Reykjavik. It has a population of over 200,000 people living within the great Metropolitan area, in a country of only 366,425 people. (2022 stats) Threads of Viking heritage, a love of food, the arts and its Medieval literature, (the Sagas and the... 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 →
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