Reykjavik – What’s This Thingvellir?

Posted by Pat on June 8, 2015 in Travel |

2 – 8 June 2015 Silence. Only the occasion bird call, no mammal in sight. A slight wind brushes my ear. I turn 360° to see miles and miles of rumpled tundra, a table mountain dappled with small snow patches, and in the far distance, tall mountaintops draped with ice caps and clouds. The temperature […]

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Circumnavigating Iceland    

Posted by Pat on June 2, 2015 in Travel |

27 May – 1 June 2015 The North Atlantic, more specifically the Norwegian Sea, has a reputation for storms and rough seas. Well deserved, I learn. Sea Spirit departs what was, in perspective, relative calm seas around the Faroes on its passage across the open waters of the North Atlantic. Destination: the east coast of […]

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