Monthly Archives: January 2017

Reykjavik Impressions

Still Sunday. How could I forget to tell you about our dessert after dinner? Joylato is an ice cream shop just a few blocks from our hotel, where they make the ice cream on the spot. The customer chooses either milk or … Continue reading

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Relaxing in Reykjavik

Saturday, January 28, 2017 Today was a day of rest. We decided to spend some time at one of the thermal pools here in Reykjavik, Laugardalslaug. The pool was a chilly mile and a half from the hotel.  Normally this would … Continue reading

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Northern Lights

Friday, January 27, 2017, night Our second tour of the day was by boat into the harbor to, hopefully, view the Northern Lights. With the snow and clouds earlier today, we thought we might not get to see them. However, … Continue reading

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Golden Circle

Friday, January 27, 2017, daytime Two tours were included in the package we purchased from Icelandair, both scheduled for today. The daytime tour was of the Golden Circle, which includes three of the top attractions in Iceland: Þingvellir (pronounced Thingvellir by … Continue reading

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Back in Iceland

Wednesday and Thursday, January 25 & 26, 2017 No, we don’t really love cold weather, although the winter temperatures in Reykjavik are frequently higher than in Minnesota. The milder temps are due to the Gulf Stream which carries warm and … Continue reading

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