We did four full days in Iceland in November 2018. Here’re the write-ups for Day 1 and Days 2 and 3.
Day 4: South Shore
It felt significantly warmer on this, our last day of adventure in Iceland. Unfortunately, that meant also it rained cats and dogs. Really would have loved my rain pants here. It was too warm for the ski pants but not dry enough for just jeans.
Reynisdrangar rock formations and hexagonal basalt cliff walls
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Catch up: Day 1
Day 2: Blue Lagoon
We didn’t know a lot about this place before the trip, but it was included in the package we bought, and it sounded kind of novel to bring a swimsuit to Iceland in November. Continue reading Visit to Iceland — Days 2 and 3
We met my parents, sister and brother-in-law halfway: in Iceland. We finally managed to get the six of us together on vacation in the same place, scratch off another country on our list (and crack into Scandinavia along with it), and see some really cool (and cold) stuff.
We opted for a travel company’s package instead of doing all these things ourselves:
- accommodations and breakfast
- car rental and driving
- admissions, scheduling
- POI-selection based on weather, etc.
We had a limited amount of time and the travel agency packed in quite a lot to see for the time available. I don’t think we could have done that better than they did. But that also meant a lot of time spent on the bus. Was it worth it? Continue reading Visit to Iceland — Day 1