Postcards from Iceland -12 (museums and a busy road trip West,

After the excitement of the whale encounter we drove further up the coast to the small town of Siglufjördur for the night. Perfect location. Especially the fabulous hot tub by the water… The weather changed over night and a thick layer of mist ad low clouds covered everything… it was quite magical… I sat with […]

Postcards from Iceland – 9 (a canyon, a hot bath and a smelly place)

This morning was mainly about driving from the East of Iceland to the North. Unfortunately the weather was against us – again – and not much of the beautiful country was visible. Low clouds and persistent rain made it moody and atmospheric for sure, but I’m also sure we missed some spectacular stuff. During the […]

Postcards from Iceland – 7 (a spot of glacial kayaking and a long drive East)

OMG the sun is out! Quite exhilarating, isn’t it? (and a little frustrating because we’ve become aware of all the amazing sights that had been hidden to us by the storm clouds) First activity of the day was a visit to the glacial lagoon and a little bit of kayaking. (aka more dry-suit shenanigans…) It […]