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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 11: From trolls to midges (Tröllaskagi to Mývatn)

September 11, 2018 Well friends, day 11 reminded us that indeed our rain-free luck of the start of our clockwise journey around Iceland had indeed run dry (ha!) as rain and clouds greeted us in Hofsós when we peered out the windows of Carl.  Foregoing breakfast, we headed to the Hofsós town swimming pool, which… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 11: From trolls to midges (Tröllaskagi to Mývatn)

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 7: To the edge of the world at Látrabjarg & the horsemeat tale

Iceland Day 7 - September 7, 2018 A gorgeous pink and red sky greeted us when the alarm went off, and we got ready to set out on our first full day in the Westfjords, eager to see what all these "scary" roads and remote sights had in store for us. However... had to start… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 7: To the edge of the world at Látrabjarg & the horsemeat tale

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 5: Sunny Snæfellsnes

Iceland Day 5 - September 5, 2018 We awoke early from our slumber, knowing a big day was up ahead.  After scooping up our now dry clothes from the bathroom (see yesterday's post about laundry...), we quickly ate breakfast and hit the road under cloudy skies, destination: the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Snæfellsnes is often referred to… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 5: Sunny Snæfellsnes

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland: Day 4 – Chasing Waterfalls in Hvalfjörður & Beyond

Iceland Day 4 - September 4, 2018 Day 4 is when the true adventure began.  It was time to hit the road for the next fifteen days and go into the wild, and by that I mean circumnavigate Iceland in a clockwise manner!  Though our first three days in Iceland were amazing, I knew deep down… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland: Day 4 – Chasing Waterfalls in Hvalfjörður & Beyond

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland: Day 3 – Landmannalaugar

Iceland Day 3 - September 3, 2018 aka The Day of My Dreams It's really hard for me to put into words Landmannalaugar and the highlands of Iceland. Even now that its been four months since I was there, I still can't figure out how to express how that little corner of the world felt… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland: Day 3 – Landmannalaugar

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland: Day 2 – The Golden Circle

Iceland Day 2 - September 2, 2018 The sound of hard rain on the camper van roof greeted me when the alarm went off in the morning.  This wasn't any sort of pleasant rain from the sounds of it, and I tried to remind myself not to panic as the weather in Iceland changes so… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland: Day 2 – The Golden Circle

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 1: Arrival, Reykjanes, Reykjadalur, & More!

Iceland Day 1 - August 31, 2018/September 1, 2018 The four years of planning, the countless hours spent planning, packing, and dreaming were all becoming reality.  I literally ran out of work on Thursday, August 30th, bouncing off the walls in anticipation that in 24 mere hours I would be aboard a 757 taking me… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 1: Arrival, Reykjanes, Reykjadalur, & More!