Iceland – Days 5 + 6

Iceland – Days 5 + 6

On Saturday morning, we headed out for an Icelandic horseback riding experience with Íslenski Hesturinn. It was so amazing. We learned so much about the horses, most notably the fact that they genetically have two extra gaits – the tölt and the pace. Most horses...
Iceland – Day 4 – Dinner Edition

Iceland – Day 4 – Dinner Edition

After an action packed day exploring ice caves and waterfalls, we drove down to Reykjavik for the rest of the trip. We headed to Nostra for dinner and started off with a cocktail (Brian) and a glass of sparkling rosé (me). The meal was six courses, plus the amuse...
Iceland – Day 4

Iceland – Day 4

We left our skylight shade open when we went to bed and in the middle of the night I thought I saw the sky moving. We got up and got dressed (twice actually) and headed outside to see the Northern Lights. They were more white than colorful but they were still...
Iceland – Day 3

Iceland – Day 3

Before heading for our second overnight destination, we stopped at a few places along the way. Right around the corner from our hotel was the Reynisfjara Beach (black sand) and Hálsanefshellir Cave, which had more amazing basalt (see last post for...
Iceland – Day 2

Iceland – Day 2

After breakfast, we drove two and a half hours to Glacier Lagoon  (or Jökulsárlón, which I don’t know how to say). I’ve always wanted to see glaciers and icebergs (Antarctica has been on my bucket list forever), and this destination did not disappoint....

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