REYKJAVIK FIRST DAY

Sep 27, 2015by tracey Comments

Everyone who reads this knows we are here. I have to tell you it’s the easiest flight. It was four hours and twenty-eight minutes. Fell asleep, woke up and we were here. It was the easiest, least crowded customs, I’ve ever cleared.

Lovely hotel right in the center of town.

The obligatory room shot
The obligatory room shot
It's like a loft - no separation between room and bathroom.
It’s like a loft – no separation between room and bathroom.
View from the room.
View from the room. It’s functional and simple.
The Blue Lagoon is the single biggest attraction in the entire country
The Blue Lagoon is the single biggest attraction in the entire country.

So the first thing we did was head there for a dip and some serious photos ops. We then had  lunch in their restaurant called Lava.  We came back to the city and walked around for about three hours. It’s a very small place and easy to figure out how to find your way around.  Dinner  was at  a place called Grill Market.  Then we crashed.

It's a man made hypthermic lagoon, with healing properties.
It’s a man made hypothermic  lagoon, with healing properties.
People take the silica at the bottom and smear it on their faces.
People take the silica at the bottom and smear it on their faces.

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You see how he's holding up my little bag. Inside there is my new Leica camera and a few other things.
You see how he’s holding up my little bag. Inside there is my new Leica camera and a few other things.
And here I am hoping it up too.
And here I am hoping it up too.
Now when we take a selfie it's in the water. And that was the end of my new camera.
Now when we take a selfie it’s in the water. And that was the end of my new camera. But I have my phone and we did not let it spoil the day.
Part of the Blue Lagoon
Part of the Blue Lagoon
There is so much natural beauty here it speaks for itself.
There is so much natural beauty here it speaks for itself.

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Because there has been so much volcanic activity over the years there are miles of volcanic rocks covered with moss. It looks like the moon. In fact they came here to walk when they were preparing to walk on the moon.
Because there has been so much volcanic activity over the years there are miles of volcanic rocks covered with moss. It looks like the moon. In fact they came here to walk when they were preparing to walk on the moon.
Glenn in a cave.
Glenn in a cave.

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