When we arrived in Akureyri, the second largest city in Iceland after Reykjavik and the biggest city in northern Iceland, it was snowing like crazy eventhough the weather forecast had forecasted sunshine that afternoon! My mood was lifted immensely when we had to stop at a traffic light and I saw the form of the... Continue Reading →
After a very exciting night of watching lady aurora we explored the area around Borganes a little more. After some online research I found the Hraunfossar. A series of little waterfalls which looked very pretty. The trip there was already cool, the road (523) travels along a river and towards the Langjökull glacier. It is... Continue Reading →
After the first two nights and pretty unsteady weather, our third day in Iceland started with clear skies and sunshine. Uunfortunately the aurora forecast was pretty bad, acutally it absolutely sucked with a KP index of just 1 or 2. Nevertheless continuously checking my favorite aurora app (My Aurora Forecast) and the website of the... Continue Reading →
Snæfellsnes, a peninsula in the southwest of Iceland is the best option for everyone who does not have the time to travel all over Iceland. In a short time you get to see glaciers, volcanoes, black beaches, waterfalls and just soooo much more that makes Iceland such an amazing place to travel to. To get... Continue Reading →
I should have listed to John Lennon and his famous quote: "Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans." We had planned to fly from Frankfurt to Dallas last Saturday. We wanted to spend Thanksgiving with dear friends of us in Arkansas. We drove to Frankfurt to spend the night there as... Continue Reading →
Another day outside in the sun....beach day. ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ When it had cooled down a bit at around 5pm we headed up a hill above Kata to watch the sunset. After sunset we walked along the beach and enjoyed the cool breeze and the laid back atmosphere.
Getting up at 4:15am to drive 110 miles fro SLC to the Bonneville Salt Flats was absolutely worth it! Being on I-80 West we were on the right site of the road as there is a rest area directly at the salt flats. When we arrive there it was shortly after 6am and the light... Continue Reading →