Home, sweet home

After 2 weeks driving 2,800 kilometres (1,740 miles) around Iceland, walking 200,000 steps seeing the sights, and taking over 2000 photos, we're home. What a fantastic adventure! The journey went well. We were up at 5.30 and, fuelled by Nespresso, we were ready for our taxi transfer at 6.00. At the airport we printed our... Continue Reading →

The beginning of the end

We had a three hour journey back to Keflavík today, where we are staying in a hotel not far from the airport. It's been a leisurely day, ending with some time to relax, and a few enjoyable hours exploring Keflavík and soaking in the hotel hot tub. The journey home was uneventful. I wrote yesterday's... Continue Reading →

Snæfellsnes peninsula tour

We thought today would be an easy day... just a little drive round the rocky coastline of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, seeing the sights. We've walked 12k though, and taken 100s more pictures! There are just so many beautiful places to explore! Lighthouses, sea stacks, caves, and a well... today's blog is full of photos! Although... Continue Reading →

A long and challenging Icelandic journey

Today we travelled from Mývatn to Grundarfjörður, a small town situated on the Snæfellsnes peninsula in the west of Iceland. It's been a really challenging drive for John on snowy roads in high winds, some of which were gravel not tarmac, even though they're main roads. In the UK, people complain that roads haven't been... Continue Reading →

Moving to Mývatn

We had a boring 8 hour drive ahead of us today, moving to our next Airbnb in the North of Iceland... or so I thought! It turned out that even a long drive in Iceland is exciting, with new, stunning views at every turn. Once again, we've filled our cameras! After eating breakfast, packing up... Continue Reading →

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