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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


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