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Entries Tagged as 'Iceland'

What does the Franklin County Fair have to do with Iceland you ask…

September 14th, 2019 · No Comments · Children, Education, Food, Iceland, Musings, Site Seeing, travel

Well,  nothing really!   However, overnight visitors, line dancing in the Fair Parade, and enjoying an amazing late summer weekend will keep me from getting my blog entries about Iceland finished!   So here’s a few pictures from a great weekend of Fair and good friends!   So now that we have cleared that up, let’s get […]

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A taste of Northern Iceland

September 2nd, 2019 · No Comments · Education, History, Iceland, Lesson Learned, Museums, Musings, Site Seeing, travel

Onwards to the north of Iceland – or at least part of it.  Today’s journey takes us to Iceland’s second largest city: Akureyri.  When we arrived it was 45 degrees, starting to rain, and the weather would get even more interesting! Let me say that anyone who is packing for Iceland, do follow all the […]

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Tigers and lions and…..Wait, nope…..Shark and Scallops and Sushi….oh my….

August 28th, 2019 · No Comments · eating, Experiencing, Food, Iceland, Itinerary, Musings, Site Seeing

What an amazing day this was in Iceland! We were off on an hour’s drive to the Snaefellsnes Penisula to the town of Stykkes-holmur (my apologies for misspelling anything – Icelandic is a very difficult language for me!) We boarded a boat called the “Viking Sushi” — give you any ideas?   For two hours, we […]

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If you’re only looking at the mountains, you’re missing the fish and agriculture!

August 26th, 2019 · 2 Comments · Children, Iceland, Itinerary, Musings, Play, Site Seeing, travel

We began our day at the Northern Light Inn in Grindavik.  We ended our day at the Hotel Borgarnes in Borgarnes.   (A note about the hotel – a good basic place, small, but clean rooms with one of the tinyest bathrooms ever; and a quite good breakfast). In between, a visit to a family owned fish […]

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Steam, horses, jet lag and the Blue Lagoon

August 23rd, 2019 · No Comments · Iceland, Musings, travel

So, we’ve arrived in Iceland!  We left on a Sunday at almost midnight and arrived in Iceland about 9 a.m. the next day (just a bit over a 5 hour flight).  We’re tired, but had at least slept a couple of hours on the plane, but super excited. We were met by a taxi driver […]

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