Iceland Day 5: Golden Circle (abbreviated)

Iceland Day 5: Golden Circle (abbreviated)

Last day. We woke up to find that the temperature had dropped, and snow had begun to fall. We had to borrow an ice scraper from the innkeeper. Our flight wasn’t until 5:15, so we had a full day. We…

Iceland Day 4: Skógafoss and Other Falls

Iceland Day 4: Skógafoss and Other Falls

Even in the dark on the way to Vatnajökull, Yen noticed a few waterfalls that would require visiting when more time presented itself. Our last two days had rather loose schedules, as we assumed we’d stumble across things along the way…

Iceland Day 3: Vatnajökull

Iceland Day 3: Vatnajökull

I was terrified all through breakfast that the innkeeper would ask us about our plans for the day. If he did, we’d have to confess that we were planning to drive four hours one way to see a waterfall, then…

Iceland Day 2: Snæfellsnes

Iceland Day 2: Snæfellsnes

The nice thing about almost no light all day long is we didn’t really feel a jetlag effect. It’s impossible to feel out of sorts with the local time when there doesn’t really seem to be a local time. We…

Iceland Day 1: Reykjavík

Iceland Day 1: Reykjavík

Wednesday afternoon someone asked me whether I was heading home for Thanksgiving. No, I explained, we were headed to Iceland. “Oh,” she asked, “is there anyone good there?” She was asking whether we have family there, but the obvious answer…