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Iceland Adventure, Day 0

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureAnd by Day 0, I mean that we better have gotten everything done by now! Don’t forget the passports, who has the tickets? Did you remember to let the … Continued

Day 1

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureDay 1 Letty dropped us off at SeaTac and we all stood in amazement at the magnitude of the stuff we were bringing. Four bike boxes take up two … Continued

Day 2

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureLet me first answer the question: Why Iceland? My first year of college was at Smith College in Northampton, MA. Totally separate story, but despite how much fun I … Continued

Day 3

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureWe woke up in Thingvallavatn (I hope that you clicked on the photo of our ride around the lake in the Day 2 blog to see how that is … Continued

Day 4

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureWe loved the stark landscape with the burrowing sheep so much that we decided to camp there for the night. The F road seemed to be one of the … Continued

Day 5

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureInevitably, when someone learned that I was going to Iceland they would ask, “Are you going to ride the horses?”  And I would emphatically say NO!!! Absolutely not! I … Continued

Day 6 of Iceland bike tour

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureThe next morning we decided that we had to head into town and try to find a Laundromat to de-stink our biking clothes. Living in America, you could make … Continued

Day 9, in which we find Walter Mitty

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureFinally, the weather officially turned for the worse and the balmy Icelandic holiday was over. We knew we had experienced the absolutely best of the late summer weather, and … Continued