Tag Archives: Reykjavik

City Guide to Reykjavik, Iceland

It took awhile, between a trip home to Portland, writing my book manuscript, research, a busy season at my day job, and the daily chores of living, but it’s finally complete and posted – my City Guide to Reykjavik. As … Continue reading

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Reykjavik, Iceland Photos

As I traveled throughout the old Norse world, again and again I found myself back in Reykjavik, the small capital of Iceland, as I transfered between planes and buses. I would not say I fell in love, but Reykjavik’s gritty fishing … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound: A Farewell to Iceland

My last 24 hours in Iceland. Back in Reykjavík, this capitol of maybe 200,000 people. I am done with tourist sightseeing, with the frantic pace of the camera-clad. For my last 24 hours I am just living. I find I … Continue reading

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Music, Literature, and a Play of Lights to Soothe the Wounded Soul

My Nordic journey is now complete. I have witnessed the Northern Lights, the shimmery green lights hanging above the Tjörnin Lake in central Reykjavík, as if to say, “Welcome back to Iceland!” This cheerful, colorful, almost flirtatious greeting as it … Continue reading

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The Creative and Adventurous Soul that is Reykjavík

Í gær var ég að fara á hestbak! (Or for the non-Icelandic speakers, yesterday I went horseback riding! After all, Icelandic is one of the top four most difficult languages in the world! Explains why I am always struggling and … Continue reading

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Of Waterfalls, Volcanoes, and Hot Water

Glaciers, waterfalls, and volcanoes. Iceland is a wonderland for the geologically and historically obsessed, just like me! Yesterday I took the obligatory tour every tourist to Iceland embarks upon, a sort of “Iceland in a Nutshell” tour coined the Golden … Continue reading

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Sæl og blessuð Islandi!

I am here in the land of fire and ice! Yes, this may be an overused cliché to describe Iceland, but it´s so accurate, I can’t help but think of it. And one’s introduction to Iceland certainly is a reminder of … Continue reading

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