Iceland Adventure 2010 Web Journal / Trip Report

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Notes:
$1 = 120isk at the time of our visit. Easiest way to do the math: divide by 100, then take 20% off...

Join the adventure:

Day 0 -- July 17th -- Colorado -> Boston -> Iceland...
Day 1 -- July 18th -- On foot in Reykjavik, working up an appetite for some fish...

Landmannlauger - Thorsmork Trek:
Day 2 -- July 19th -- The TREK begins! Landmannlauger day hike, and world class hot spring bathing...
Day 3 -- July 20th -- Trekking across Iceland's colorful interior: Landmannlauger to Hraftntinnusker...
Day 4 -- July 21st -- "Chocolate cake" ravines, colorful streams, and a river crossing: Hraftntinnusker to Alftavatn...
Day 5 -- July 22nd -- Ashen wasteland, another river crossing, and an evening gorge visit: Alftavatn to Emstrur...
Day 6 -- July 23rd -- "Vertigo Bridge", ash storm, and a dreamy waterfall: Emstrur to Thorsmork to Reykjavik...

Circling Iceland via the Ring Road (plus side trips):
Day 7 -- July 24th -- Great food in Reykjavik, and visiting the most popular tourist attractions in Iceland: The Golden Circle...
Day 8 -- July 25th -- Road trip begins! A dip in some hot pools, zig-zagging up the fjord coastline, enchanting sea towns: Reykjavik to Dangsnes to Isafjordur...
Day 9 -- July 26th -- Is this unworldly waterfall CGI? (gasp) NO! Plenty of pretty puffins on the western-most tip of Iceland: Isafjordur to Latrabjarg (Westfjords)
Day 10 -- July 27th -- Morning beach visit, a long drive through fog and fjords, evening waterfall: Westfjords to Myvatn...
Day 11 -- July 28th -- Exploring the geo-thermally active Myvatn region, the intense Dettifoss waterfall, and an idyllic Iceland farmstead...
Day 12 -- July 29th -- Fixing a flat, seaside village hopping in the Eastfjords, the ultimate rock collection...
Day 13 -- July 30th -- Icebergs, waterfalls, glaciers, and one of the most scenic hikes ever!
Day 14 -- July 31st -- The last great waterfall of the trip, a nearly empty gas tank, and a dip in the fabled "Blue Lagoon"...

Day 15 -- Aug 1st -- Good Bye Iceland, a peak at Greenland, back in the USA...


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