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My Full Trip Report from Iceland, July 2015 – with photos!

I’ve made a 2017 calendar of my Iceland photos! Available on Lulu!   The plan: 15 days around the Ring Road. My husband and I, in our mid-40s. Rent a 4X4 so we can go on the F-Roads. 2-3 nights

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My Final Full Trip Report from Iceland!

The plan: 15 days around the Ring Road. My husband and I, in our mid-40s. Rent a 4X4 so we can go on the F-Roads. 2-3 nights in each area. July 17th, Friday: I was able to get out of

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Gps versus Googlemaps in Iceland

Today was a long travel day. 7 hours drive time, without factoring in stops and detours. We started off early, around 7am. The day dawned misty and sometimes downright rainy, but cleared into brilliant sunshine by the afternoon. But I

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Lug nuts and more glaciers in Iceland. 

We woke at 4:45am. I thought we were in vacation??? Breakfast starts at 8, so we went off to explore Cape Dyrholæy. There is a lighthouse on a lava cliff, filled with birds and fascinating formations. We even saw a

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Glacial ice caves and black sand beaches

Oh what a day!  We started with a fantastic breakfast at Skogar Guesthouse. Homemade bread, pancakes, homegrown eggs and other yummy stuff. Seljalandfoss was horribly crowded with tour buses, so we passed it and headed up the road to thorsmörk.

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