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Euroadventure 2016! Day 14

< previous Up and out for a run. The graffiti said, “no smiling” and “no sarcasm”, well now that doesn’t leave me with much, does it? There were a few sprinkles, but as I’ve heard, it’s only water. I went … Continue reading

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you’ve been told

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Euroadventure 2016! Day 9

< previous Of course it was sunny for our last night in Iceland, so it was bright out but I managed to fall asleep. I woke before it was time to get up, and unlike most times, it took a … Continue reading

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Euroadventure 2016! Day 8

< previous No pool this morning, since it was BLUE LAGOON DAY! So I slept in a little. Something had gotten blown over in the kitchen during the night, which had woken me, but I’d gotten back to sleep. After … Continue reading

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Great Auk

In addition to numerous living birds, the southwestern edge of the Reykjanes peninsula is home to a sculptural homage to the extinct Great Auk. On the cliffs below Reykjanesviti, Iceland’s oldest lighthouse, the Auk gazes wistfully out to sea toward … Continue reading

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Bridge Between Continents

Quite possibly I’ve walked from one tectonic plate to another before, but I can now say for sure I’ve done it, with the help of the illustrative Bridge Between Continents on the Reykjanes peninsula. The bridge opened in July 2002. … Continue reading

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Euroadventure 2016! Day 7

< previous The host parents were otherwise occupied so we were to have a self-guided day today. The night before my sister and I had talked about going in to Reykjavík again. I said I wanted to go to art … Continue reading

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