Trip - August-September, 2012
This 8-day trip to Iceland via Goose Bay, Labrador, was amazing. We saw most of the country during a 1050 mile
drive that took us from Reykjavik, the Blue Lagoon, a visit to Harpa the new Opera House, Gulfoss Falls, Haukdalur,
Vik, Klaustur, Lagoon Jokkulsarlon (boat tour of Iceburgs), Vagnsstadir (snowmobiling on Iceland's largest
glacier), Hofn, Egilsstadir, Lake Myatan (Nature baths), Hverarond (boiling mudpots), Krafla, Akureyri (Iceland's
second largest city), and return to Reykjavik.
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Falcon 10 to
the right was our ride from Washington to Illinois. The Falcon 50 to the left
was our ride to Iceland.
comfortable on the first leg of the trip to Goose Bay, Labrador.
Here I am busily
programming one of the transceivers we'll be using for car-to-car communication.
On the ground
in Goose Bay, Labrador.
terminal at Goose Bay.
First look at
The Blue Lagoon
Trish feeding the "Iceland Ponies"
Reykjanes - where the North America and European plates meet
Harpa, the Opera
House in Reykjavik
Reykjavik ... she didn't buy it (thankfully!)
One of many geothermal power plants in Iceland - clean energy!
"Typical" Icelandic sunset!