Category Archives: 2017 Island

Faroe Islands

Date: 07-09/07/2017From/To: ThorshavnDistance: 265 KmTotal Distance: 6681Km Weather: Cold, Drizzling, SunnyRoad: Paved In the morning we queued up to get onto the ferry. The weather was exactly when we arrived. Cold and foggy, just miserable. So we borded the ferry … Continue reading

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The mobile returns and More Puffins!

Date: 04 – 06/07/2017From/To: Stafafell Campground – Eskifjorður.Distance: 155 KmTotal Distance: 6571KmWeather: Cold, SunnyRoad: Paved We had a great sleep and got woken up through sunshine. We opened the tent and had this view. Life can be hard J We … Continue reading

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A long day with lots to see

Date: 03/07/2017From/To: Stora Moerk – Stafafell CampgroundDistance: 362 KmTotal Distance: 6416 KmWeather: Cold, Drizzling, SunnyRoad: Paved, Gravel Today we started early. We packed up and stopped not far from our accommodation to take some pictures of the Seljalandsfoss. We briefly … Continue reading

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Puffins- Take 2

Date: 02/07/2017From/To: Grindavik – Stora MoerkDistance: 163 KmTotal Distance: 5211 KmWeather: Cold, Drizzling, Sunny, WindyRoad: – Today was a short day, we planned only to ride 150km. There we booked an accommodation and would have another try to get some … Continue reading

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Farewell, Tectonic Plates and the Blue Lagoon

Date: 01/07/2017 From/To: Selfoss – Grindavik Distance:126 Km Total Distance: 5048 Km Weather: Cold, Drizzling, Sunny Road: Paved Last day with Peter and Gerlind, they fly home today. We had the last breakfast together and were driving towards Reykjavik, maybe … Continue reading

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Reykjavik

Date: 30/06/2017From/To: SelfossDistance: 0 KmTotal Distance: 4922KmWeather: Cold, Drizzling, Sunny, WindyRoad: – On our way to Reykjavik we passed a geothermal power station and decided to have a look at it. It was quite interesting how they create electricity and … Continue reading

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The Langjoekull Glacier and the story of the lost mobile continues…

Date: 29/06/2017From/To: SelfossDistance: 0 KmTotal Distance: 4922KmWeather: Cold, Drizzling, Sunny, WindyRoad: – The weather was ok, so we decided to give the ‘Langjoekull’ glacier a chance. First stop was at a small village where they hat hot springs. They used … Continue reading

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The first Parliament and two tectonic plates

Date: 28/06/2017From/To: SelfossDistance: 0 KmTotal Distance: 4922KmWeather: Cold, Drizzling, Sunny, WindyRoad: – Today we had a look at the other half of the golden circle, in particular at the area where the ‘American’ and the ‘Eurasian’ tectonic plates meet. Well, … Continue reading

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The Golden Circle

Date: 26-27/06/2017From/To: Arnarstapi – SelfossDistance: 227 KmTotal Distance: 4922KmWeather: Cold, Drizzling, Sunny, WindyRoad: Paved In the morning we had a walk along the coast line. Gerlind did find the rock with a hole that we were looking for a couple … Continue reading

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Cave, Glacier and Hot Spring, a busy day

Date: 25/06/2017 From/To: Arnastapi Distance: 0 Km Total Distance: 4381Km Weather: Cold, Sunny Road: – Today we were contemplating to make a glacier hike. Unfortunately all the hikes were booked, so we decided to do the next best thing- getting … Continue reading

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