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Monthly Archive for April, 2011

Relaxing in Reykjavik

After a long journey, we were all ready for some rest and relaxation. The best place for this was at The Blue Lagoon, a must-see in Iceland. The Blue Lagoon is located in the middle of a lava field and its superheated water is supplied by a nearby geothermal plant. Many people gather here to […]

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Day 8 Borgarnes to Reykjavik

Today we got to see a lot of interesting sites. The first was a place called Deildartunguhver Thermal Springs. The name means Gusher Hot-water. ¬†We got to actually touch water that had been heated by underground volcanoes. We stood in the steam and basked in the warmth. The water was extremely hot but beautiful to […]

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Today was one of my favorite days because I got to see how Icelanders lived almost 300 years ago. We visited a sod house farm called Glaumbaer¬†that was built between the 1750’s and 1850’s and remained in use until the early 1900’s. Link to Glaumbaer Did you know that everyone who worked at the farm […]

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