Iceland’s Raw Power

I’ve already mentioned the geothermal power that Iceland produces at places like the Blue Lagoon, but this post is more about the other unharnessed powers of nature that are so apparent here. Many of them could be harnessed, of course, but Iceland already has an over-abundance of natural energy, so nobody bothers with the other … Continue reading

A Day in Iceland

Mike and I are carrying on, seeing sights and spending time in the saddle. We’re now in Vik, the southernmost city in Iceland. From here we head northeast to one of the least populated coastal areas of Iceland. You probably won’t hear from us for several days. Since we last checked in, we’ve seen huge … Continue reading

A Whole Lotta Nature (That’s Pretty Neat!)

Since we left the glorious campsite at Grindavik, we have learned that it truly was a top-of-the-line facility. The other campgrounds have been nice for the most part but not Grindavik-nice. We’ve struggled a bit to find good wifi, for one. Also, of the four campgrounds we’ve visited so far, it was the only one … Continue reading

Floating in a Bláa Lónið

♫ Now’s your moment, floating in a blue lagoon. Boy, you better do it soon; no time will be better. She don’t say a word, and she won’t say a word until you kiss the girl. ♫ Ha! I’ve had the “Kiss the Girl” song from The Little Mermaid (my favorite movie as a kid) … Continue reading

Iceland: First Impressions

Mike and I are nearing the end of Day 2 in Iceland, though you’d never know it by looking at the sun. Last night it was still light out when we went to bed around midnight. We arrived early in the day on July 5th and took our time exiting the airport. That was partly … Continue reading

Escaping the Heat

A few weeks ago when I revived my blog, I mentioned that the revival was in honor of an upcoming trip. I needed to warm up to the task ahead and give credit to the awesomeness of the past year and a half. I’m now halfway through my Top 10 Adventures Countdown, so this seemed … Continue reading