Myvatn & Godafoss…

From Húsavík we headed down the 85 til we hit the 87, connecting us back with the Ring Road. We first visited Hverir, a geothermal area riddled with bubbling mud pools and constantly steaming fumaroles. It’s a very bleak landscape, something you’d imagine a primordial planet would begin as. The sulfur smell is very strong…

Dettifoss & Asbyrgi…

Day four of the road trip started with a long drive through the northeastern part of the ring road, then heading north up the 862 til we got to Dettifoss. 330 feet wide and a drop of144 feet, Dettisfoss is said to be the most powerful waterfall in all of Europe. The falls were definitely…

The Golden Circle…

Katya and I got up early and went on a 20-30 minute search for breakfast, since most places don’t open in Iceland til at least 9am. We found a nice pastries shop, Kornid, that was open and grabbed some donuts from breakfast and a pair of sandwiches for lunch. We then headed to BSI Reykjavik,…

Reykjavik, Iceland…

Day 1 – After an uneventful 8 hour flight, we arrived around 2pm, caught the FlyBus to Reykjavik, settled into our AirBnB to relaxed for a bit, then headed out to explore a little before dinner. With only ~330,000 people in the whole country, and 70% of them living in Reykjavik, it still feels like…

Trip Prep: Iceland and Copenhagen

When Katya and I got married earlier this year we decided to take a short Mini–Moon, and have a delayed honeymoon later in the year, both for financial and scheduling reasons. Well now the time has come to get ourselves out of the country and enjoy some time exploring new places. We’ll have one full day…