FUN-travel: Húsavík, Iceland – A&K Arctic Cruise Day 11

October 25, 2014 by  

Day 50 – Tuesday, August 19 – Húsavík, Iceland – A&K Cruise Day 11 – blue skies w/high wispy clouds turns dark & cloudy late afternoon – high 58 – sunrise 4:51 – sunset 9:14

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Godafoss

What I LIKE

  • 8:30 – depart for full day land tour – Jewels of the North
  • *9:10 – 1st stop – Godafoss – translates Waterfall of the Gods
  • – nice walk across bridge
  • – landscape is green rolling hills
  • – mixed w/lava fields & snow capped mtns
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Lava Formations

  • 9:50 – depart
  • 10:45 – 2nd stop – Lake w/lava formations
  • Huge glacier visible from 90 miles
  • 11:10 – depart
  • 11:30 – 3rd stop – lunch – Free Wifi! Catch up on all the email!

FUN-food – OMG is best yet! – tomato soup – Icelandic trout (looks & tastes like salmon) w/mashed potatoes & fresh green beans – dessert is special Icelandic yogurt

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Dimmuborgir

  •  :15 – depart
  • 1:25 – 4th stop – Dimmuborgir – large geothermal field
  • – hot bubbling sulfur pits
  • @ base of majestic Namafjall Mountain
  • 3:00 – 5th stop – Whale Museum
  • 4:00 – nice short walk for cappuccino break @ main bakery – VG
  • 4:30 – shuttle back to ship
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Dimmuborgir

  • 5:00 – set sail
  • 7:00 – Captain’s Farewell cocktail Party
  • 7:45 – dinner
  • 9:45 – opt out of Oo La La Paris show in theatre
  • 10:30 – ready for bed

 What I DON’T LIKE

  • Wake up all nite long
  • 6:30 – get up
  • 8:10 – tour line snaking thru reception area
  • *- lots of mosquitoes

FUN-fact – 1/10 of Iceland is covered by ice and is the biggest glacier in Europe.

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Chris, Gabby, Brooke & Me

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