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 – 5 (a black beach, a short hike and a whole lotta rain)

The weather has completely stubbed us in the back. Low clouds, and rain. Low visibility on a day that was supposed to offer a fantastic driving experience. Oh well. Onwards and upwards. Literally. But first a quick stroll on a beach of black sand: Reynisfjara. There are plenty of black-sand beaches in Iceland, but none […]

Postcards from Scotland – 6 (Fairy Pools and Coire na Creiche, 8.2km)

There is something bitter sweet about the last day of a holiday. Excitement about going back home, I missed the boys (and the dogs..), mixed with the sadness to leave such a beautiful place and more adventures. There’s so much more of Skye to see and experience. So many paths to walk, so many waves […]