One of the unique activity in Iceland only available in winter (Nov-March) is visiting the blue glowing ice cave. Northern Lights are not guaranteed so I have been telling myself our primary goal is the ice cave and Northern Lights will be a bonus. I booked the ice cave tour through https://www.extremeiceland.is/ as soon as they are… Read More Iceland – The Blue Glowing Ice Cave and Full Sky of Aurora!
Capturing the sunrise is likely the toughest time for photographers….it’s so hard to wake up at the crack of dawn during vacation. It was super easy in Iceland – sunrise at 10 am, no problem waking up at 8 am, have breakfast, and then out to wait for the sunrise 🙂 Oh….not to mention, “sunrise” was… Read More Iceland – The Sparkling Diamond Beach
4.5 hours from our cottage to Jökulsárlón Ice Lagoon but we made a few stops along the way. First stop was Vik where we filled gas, had a light lunch, and shop at the Icewear Factory to get the cute and warm hats. They make good souvenirs too made in Iceland! The black sand beach in… Read More Iceland – Long Way to Ice Lagoon
Yesterday’s weather limited our sightseeing time so we had to make up for it by waking up early….well for the rest of our travel group, it was early for them. We got a fresh start with the chilly Icelandic air and a wonderful breakfast served in the hotel restaurant. The choices were plenty especially the… Read More Iceland Day 3: Skaftafell, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, and moonlight on Diamond Beach
The fresh crisp Icelandic air was refreshing to start the day. We made our first Icelandic breakfast! The famous Icelandic hot dog was good but not my cup of tea because of the lamb meat in there, I am not a fan of lamb. The egg, however, I swear that Icelandic egg tasted so much… Read More Iceland Day 2: Reynisfjara and Fjallsárlón Glacier Lagoon