Last April, my sister and I decided to go on a whimsical trip to ICELAND! Iceland air had just started direct flights from Edmonton to Reykjavik, and they were decently priced, so we decided to go, rent a car, and do the ring road of Iceland!
Iceland is a fairytale- everywhere seems so mystical! It is literately the land of elves, trolls and other creatures! I loved it – every place had something AMAZING to see.
We saw and did so much that I decided to break up my Iceland trip into a series – one for each place we went! I’m going to start with our time in Reykjavik! Possibly the best place in the world!
We stayed here for 4 days! Things you MUST DO?!?!?
– TRY SKYR! OMG…. why doesnt Canada have this! It is like a nutrition students heaven!!!!
– Go to Thingvellir national park – My sister and I drove out here (we got lost and cried a little) and spent the day hiking and exploring ! We did the GOLDEN CIRCLE – stopped and hiked at the park (where they used to hold meetings!), went to visit the Geysers! And then we went to Gulfoss! (foss= waterfall, gul= golden ; therefore, it is the golden waterall!)
-Go snorkelling &/or scuba diving at the Silfra Fissure! AMAZING experience!! The water is the most pure in the world because it travels 100km from a glacier through porous rock to the fissure (which separates the north american continent from the european continuent!). This was amazing, you could drink the water freely! And!!!! They film movies there – like NOAH!
-Try their lamb hot dogs (yuuuuuuummmm)!
– BLUE LAGOON! plan to have a day here because it is just sooo freaking amazing!
-Go caving! We went and did some moderate caving (there was some crawling and lying on your stomach involved) I almost had a heart attack but in the end I loved it!
-Explore Reykjavik! there are a lot of cool cafes (Laundromat cafe is awesome!). They also have alot of interesting and fun museums!
-Try traditional Icelandic food! We tried whale and puffin! Trying baby horse was too much for us and we declined! (The waiter tried to flirt with us to get us to try! No thank you!!!!)
I want to go back to Reykjavik more than anything in the world! It is AMAZING! So beautiful! ugh!!!
Prepare for an overload of photos! <3
I loved Reykjavik! So many fun things to do! I recommend coming here if you ever have the chance!
I hope you enjoyed the photo!
With Love, Meg