The first stop of the Diamond Circle in Northern Iceland is Goðafoss, the waterfall of the gods. It is spectacular and beautiful. Not the biggest of all waterfalls but one of the most beautiful.
The largest city in northern Iceland, Akureyri, is a charming place. With a population of only around 18.000, it sounds small, but as the biggest place for hundreds of kilometers it feels like the center of the universe :)The church of Akureyri or Akureyrarkirkja was designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, the architect who was also responsible... Continue Reading →
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 →
A business trip to visit a supplier in Lancastershire gave me the opportunity to explore a little bit of Liverpool. I have been to Liverpool before in 1997...and before I arrived on Monday the only thing I could remember was the Beatles museum. I was very surprised of how much I liked the city. Its... Continue Reading →
Antigua- the island of 365 beaches. At least it is said that there is one beach for every day of the year. Antigua is a pretty little island and its so carribean. Lots of beaches, very lush and green and turquois water. As the island is not very big we booked a taxi to take... Continue Reading →