Denmark/Iceland Day 8: Now with Iceland!

We changed countries fairly easily. And our car rental for the day was a Hyundai i30, so not much changed!

Before we get too far, the poll yesterday. Of 21 votes, 14 of you guessed $45-55. And you were right, the toll was around USD $55 EACH WAY between Copenhagen and Malmo. We found out there is also a train right from the airport to Malmo. Maybe next time!

Today was the first time in our 3 visits to Iceland that we rented a car and did our touring by ourselves. In the past we had used a tour company, but they were sold out for the western coast this time, so we decided to do it ourselves. Pixels will not do it justice, but here is a taste of what we saw today. DSC_0488 DSC_0473 DSC_0477 DSC_0483 DSC_0469 DSC_0470

The temperature varied from 8-14°C, overcast, windy, and it was still just breathtaking sites.

We drove back to Reykjavik and checked into our Planet Aparment place. New for us, quieter part of town, looks really nice.

We have a few favorites from our past visits, and we took quick advantage of them. First was Icelandic Fish & Chips for dinner. They have moved to a larger, brighter space. Food still as good.

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Next was my favorite outerwear store, 66° North. We both got jackets there.

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Finally we walked up to the church, because it is just such a great visual site. A good full day!

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One response to “Denmark/Iceland Day 8: Now with Iceland!

  • Em (@DeaconEm540)

    I can only imagine how beautiful Iceland must be. The second picture posted is amazing. Did you get any of the interior of the church? The sense of it rising so high into the air is amazing. Just curious . . . what side of the road do you drive on in Iceland? [Off to do my temperature conversion.] Godspeed!

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