Ice Ice Baby! (Part 2)

My favorite two days in Iceland were spent driving around the Golden Circle. The GC is a loop that takes you to Thingveller (national park), Gulfoss (ginormous waterfall), and Strokkur (active geyser).

Iceland is ridiculously expensive. Our rental car was $75 per day and turned out to be an older model of the car Mark drives at home, which we found hilarious. Same color and everything. It was beat to hell (broken tail light, rusted bumper, missing back windshield wiper) and the rental car agent told us they don’t care about dings and dents so long as the tires and windshield aren’t damaged. He also warned us to be careful when opening the doors because the wind can rip them off the hinges. Duly noted! Continue reading “Ice Ice Baby! (Part 2)”

Ice Ice Baby! (Part 1)

First stop on our European tour is complete! We wrapped up four incredible days in Iceland. Well, if I’m being honest, the first two days were mediocre compared to the last two days. We hung out around Reykjavik for the first two and explored the Golden Circle and more rural parts of Iceland the last two. Continue reading “Ice Ice Baby! (Part 1)”