It’s been more than 9 months since I started to prepare for our Iceland trip. I spent so much time planning and researching that by now I feel like I’ve already been to all these places I wanted to see. Worse yet, I’m almost afraid that the actual sites will not be as vivid as I imagined them.
Anyway, I’m ready for our adventure and hope Alex is ready as well. This trip is officially dedicated to the 15th anniversary of our first meeting in June 1999 (ta-da!).
Here is a map that roughly outlines our trip itinerary. I know that it is too ambitious for an 11 day trip and we may end up skipping many of the landmarks on the map. We’ll see.
By the end of the trip, Alex finally started to feel better, but we actually have not planned anything special for our last day. We just decided to revisit Iceland’s Golden Circle and... READ MORE
Landmannalaugar When we fell asleep it was a rainy evening in Landmannalaugar, and when we woke up, it was a rainy morning in Landmannalaugar. But it was less rainy than the night before,... READ MORE
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach We slept for more than 12 hours during the gale, but in the morning the pouring rain became a drizzle. I woke up at 6 AM and went to... READ MORE
Jökulsárlón This was the most frustrating day of our road trip with the least amount of sightseeing. We woke up really early, around 3:00 AM and went to Jökulsárlón lagoon to take some... READ MORE
Day 5 in Iceland. Alex still felt sick, so I woke up early to walk around Seyðisfjörður and found some information about the local hikes. I ran into a couple of women who... READ MORE
Our fourth day in Iceland, and Alex was still unwell. We had to travel quite a lot that day, from Mývatn area to Seyðisfjörður. We were leaving Mývatn, and here is our last... READ MORE
Day 3 in Iceland, and Alex was still pretty sick. He survived by taking Tylenol on a regular basis. I tried to persuade him to try Ibuprofen, but for a reason only he... READ MORE
Morning in Kerlingarfjöll is busy, people are everywhere — moving, eating, etc. We woke up quite late but still in time for our free breakfast. It was the usual Icelandic affair: cereal, bread,... READ MORE