Category Archives: Destinations

An Afternoon in New Romney

The day after arriving in Dungeness, we took the bus into nearby New Romney in order to rent bicycles. Unfortunately, the cycle hire shop was useless. No child trailers, no child seats, no trail-behind child bicycles, and no interest in … Continue reading

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Iceland: Hveragerði’s Geothermal Park

The Geothermal Park in the center of Hveragerði is truly a unique attraction.  It is really a park, where people can gather and spend time outside.  But this is not your average park.  This park is full of volcanic hot … Continue reading

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Iceland: Hveragerði

July 11, 2012 This was our penultimate day in Iceland.  Our last full day before returning to the USA. We wanted to see some countryside, and we wanted to get some exercise. We decided to drive up the road a … Continue reading

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Iceland: Húsdýragarðurinn (Reykjavik Family Park and Zoo)

July 10, 2012 This day was our 13th wedding anniversary.  We had spent our 12th anniversary in Iceland and again we found ourselves in this wonderful country, celebrating our marriage.  We couldn’t think of anywhere we’d rather be at that … Continue reading

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Iceland: Skógasafn (The Skógar Museum)

Not only is Skógar the happy home of an amazing waterfall, but it also boasts one of the most interesting and extensive folk museums in Iceland.  Outside, there are many traditional turf houses, some nineteenth-century wooden houses, a wooden church, … Continue reading

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Iceland: Skógafoss

Finally, we bid farewell to the Jökulsárlón.  That was a big check on the ol’ bucket list.  Feeling somewhat exhilarated, we started our drive back to Selfoss.  We left ourselves a very nice stop for the trip back:  Skógar.  We … Continue reading

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Iceland: The Jökull (Our cruise on the Jökulsárlón)

Fortified by our delicious and varied breakfast at Hotel Halí, we packed up the car and prepared for another long day of driving.  First on the itinerary was a final stop at the Jökulsárlón.  We were determined to get out … Continue reading

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