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Iceland 2017

At LAX with the group getting ready to board WOW airlines for Iceland. It's Ami, Jenn, Heidi, Helen, Jean and Sanjini

Driving from Keflavik airport to Grindavik


Lunch at Hja Hollu in Grindavik. Here we got a taste of the Islandic butter and got to try leftover dried fish. We also met Hulda, our new Islandic friend.

Blue Lagoon Hot Springs in Grindavik. One of the 25 wonders of the world



Our silica masks


Dinner at the Lava Restaurant. The best part of the meal was the Islandic butter. We met our friend Hulda who invited us to her brother's home...Despite our concerns it didn't matter... her sister in law was not having six women over at her place to hangout

Day 2- heading to Thingvellir National Park. We needed a phone check and a photo opportunity


Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir, Iceland



Oxararfoss Waterfall at Thingvellir National Park

Kerid Crater in Selfoss


Helen and Ami- the adventurers


Lunch at Mika Restaurant in Reykholt. They have really yummy pastas and handmade chocolate


Stokkur Geyser in Selfoss


Gullfoss Waterfall, White River, Blaskogabyggd


Dinner at Restaurant Strond- we tasted horse meat and Minke whale...

Hotel Selid in Stokkalaekur, Hella.


Selid means shelter. It was originally a cow shelter turned into a conservatory now a bed and breakfast. Despite our deepest wishes, the moon was too bright to catch the Northern lights


Islandic Horses

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall in southern part of Iceland



Solheimajokull Glacier in Vik


Reynisfjara Beach (Black Sand) in Vik


Halsanefshellir Cave on the Black Sand Beach

We made it to Reykjavik. Our last celebratory dinner at Sushi Social

Exploring downtown Reykjavik on our last day



Hallgrimskirkja- Nordic Church

And now heading back home