Tag Archives: Iceland Travel Guide

Thingvellir

Iceland – Thingvellir and our last meal

Continuing our fourth day in Iceland, we were still on the Golden Circle tour with GeoIceland and now heading on to Thingvellir National park (or Þingvellir). Thingvellir is a really important place for Icelandic people, Althing (the Icelandic parliament) was founded here in 930 and the parliament met here all the way up until 1798. Icelandic people  journeyed (sometimes very […]

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Hallgrímskirkja

Iceland – Reykjavík

On our second day we took it easy and explored Reykjavík and just chilled out. Here’re some fun facts for you, who doesn’t love facts? Reykjavík is the northern most capital (of any independent nation) in the world Because Reykjavík is only 2 degrees south of the Artic circle it gets just 4 hours of light on the shortest […]

Skógafoss

Iceland – Skógafoss

We arrived at Skógafoss, a waterfall in southern Iceland. The coastline actually used to be at this point, now it’s just over 3 miles from this point. What remains here now is the former sea cliffs and the waterfall. Because of the amount of spray from the waterfall there’s nearly always a rainbow showing here […]