Wrapping up Iceland

Well a little about what you might want to know in the hotels it is not customary to find wash cloths, there are hand towels and large bath towels. English is taught in school so everyone speaks English well. Credit card are widely accepted in stores, restaurants, hotels and supermarkets some places also accept American […]

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Geothermal wonder

As we travelled through the country we experienced the beauty of the hillsides, the lakes, rivers and results from volcanic eruptions; nature at its best. Another thing that was common were the number of times you see evidence of geothermal reaction, mini geysers, large geysers, mud pools, steam vents etc. Steam vents can be seen […]

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Heading to the South Coast

So we are off to the South travelling to Vik, a village located at the tip of Iceland. Driving out on a beautiful sunny day, the scenery is breath taking with the fall colors against the mountainside and the sparkling mini waterfalls and a glimpse of some of the glaciers in the distance. As you […]

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Second day in Iceland

This morning it is bleak and rainy but we started out to further explore. We got a glimpse of the Home of the President situated next to this church and there was only one police car that was parked outside. The President is non political. We then headed to the Reykjanes Peninsula known for its […]

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First full day in Iceland

Started out with a full buffet breakfast then we were on our way to the countryside to do the Golden Circle. The Golden circle is one of the most popular tours the circle consists of the Thingvellir National Park, the Strokkur Geyser and the Gullfoss Golden waterfall.This was a sunny day so we were able […]

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Arrived in Iceland with a bit of rain. The drive from the airport is about forty minutes into the town. Every passenger is required to wear seat belts on the bus luckily the belts can be extended to fit even the larger sized person. There are lava deposits along the way as we drove into […]

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Chinchero to Machu Pichu

We experienced a Curandero (healer) ceremony (healing ritual)where the medicine man created a pile consisting of grains, different foods such as rice, vegetables, Inca roots and coca leaves. It appeared he was collecting fruits of the land and he would be sending up prayers. After creating this well formed collection he offered prayers and then […]

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