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Guide to Iceland’s Hot Pots & Swimming Pools

In the Land of Fire & Ice, geothermal water is in abundance.  While much of it is boiling, or at least way too hot for humans to enter, there's also a fair share of it that is perfect for a nice, relaxing soak, often with an otherworldly view to boot. Hot pots, as they're called… Continue reading Guide to Iceland’s Hot Pots & Swimming Pools

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 15: Chasing glaciers on the southeast coast

Iceland Day 15 - September 15, 2018 And so begins our final big stretch along the popular south coast of Iceland! The south coast.  It's busy, it's crowded, and it's where all the tourists want to go.  For people like myself that prefer solitude and getting off the beaten path, sometimes the initial instinct is… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 15: Chasing glaciers on the southeast coast

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 9: Soaking up the last of the Westfjords

Iceland Day 9 - September 9, 2018 Day 9 marked the near halfway point to our grand Icelandic adventure, and one of our first days to really "sleep in," which was a nice treat.  There wasn't a lot on our itinerary for our last full day in the Westfjords aside from a couple of cafes… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 9: Soaking up the last of the Westfjords

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Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 8: Dynjandi, Ísafjörður, and everything in between

Iceland Day 8 - September 8, 2018 Dynjandi, Dynjandi, Dynjandi day!!! I announced when the alarm awoke us in sleepy little Bíldudalur.  Proving that I was never sick of seeing waterfalls, enthusiasm was high for today's plans, which included a hot pot soak for breakfast, one giant waterfall, and some relaxing in the first "major… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 8: Dynjandi, Ísafjörður, and everything in between

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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 6: Chasing more waterfalls, petting dogs, chilling on a ferry, and hello, Westfjords!

Iceland Day 6 - September 6, 2018 Every day waking up in Iceland was the best day ever, but some days were more "best" than others, and day 6 was shaping up to be one of these days!  You know why?  One word:  Westfjords!  (And to be technical, Vestfirðir, which is the Icelandic word.) The Westfjords… Continue reading Heidi and Kubo Do Iceland – Day 6: Chasing more waterfalls, petting dogs, chilling on a ferry, and hello, Westfjords!

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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