Iceland – the after action report

Iceland: The after action report. We flew home and tipped our body/sleep acclimation fully over for the second time in a week. I fully embrace that I am a delicate flower and such jagged transitions mess me up for quite a while. 4 days after returning and I am starting to see straight and walkContinue reading “Iceland – the after action report”

Iceland – The church and last day

We spent our last morning wandering Reykjavik, shopping, seeing the sights and gawking at other people doing the same thing. We went to the church, looked around, remarked at its impressive and austere nature, and then took the elevator to the top to check out the city view. We had different experiences at the top.Continue reading “Iceland – The church and last day”

Iceland – the double comforters

We’ve run across these elsewhere in Europe and they baffle me. Instead of a double bed comforter, you are provided to single sized comforters. Is this the European version of the posturpedic mattress? “She likes a firmness if 5 and he likes a 2!” As the night progresses the crack in the middle, which hadContinue reading “Iceland – the double comforters”

Iceland – Geothermal valley

We passed through an amazing valley with dozens of steam plumes lining the sky. The slight odor of sulfur was in the air. Several big vents marked the sites of big geothermal plants making electricity. We drove for miles through the valley which was essentially a lava field, passing vent after vent. At one pointContinue reading “Iceland – Geothermal valley”

Iceland – The South Coast

We headed out along the southern coast route today to see various waterfalls and the black-sand beach. In the Westfjords we’d gotten used to a landscape that changed every 5 minutes. Along the south coast route the landscape was more of a long game. Big sweeping hills with peaks of glaciated mountains in the distanceContinue reading “Iceland – The South Coast”